November 20, 2017

Counterfeit Certificate of Compliance for Buffalo Forklift LLC for Forklift

  • Type of Notification: Counterfeiting
  • FM Approval Status: Not FM Approved

FM Approvals has been made aware of a falsified FM Approvals Certificate of Compliance (CoC).  Figure 1 shows an image of the falsified CoC reportedly provided for a non-FM Approved Model FL-60EX forklift.  The falsified CoC lists the purchaser’s name in the “Prepared For” section.


Buffalo Forklift LLC has no relationship with FM Approvals.    


Company Identity:    Buffalo Forklift LLC

Address:                    4624 Goodrich Road

                Clarence, NY 14031


Product Identity:      FL-60EX Forklift


FM Approval Status:  Not FM Approved.


Hazard Involved:  Model “FL-60EX” referenced in Figure 1 has never been available as FM Approved.  Use of products that falsely claim FM Approval may present a property risk for the user. 

Using This Product?

If you have information relative to any suspected falsified FM Approvals Certificates of Compliance, please bring that to the attention of:

Antonio Pires

Norwood, MA, United States

+1 (1) 781-255-4825