December 19, 2016

Misrepresentation of FM Approved Product with Honeywell Flame Detector (Model FS17X)

  • Type of Notification: Misuse of Mark
  • FM Approval Status: Not FM Approved

FM Approvals has been made aware of a non-FM Approved Honeywell brand flame detector that has been sold through distribution bearing the FM Approvals certification mark. 


Company Identity: Honeywell Analytics

Address: 405 Barclay Boulevard, Lincolnshire, Illinois 60069-3609, USA

Contact information: Lucy Smith, Product Marketing Manager, Honeywell Analytics


Product Identity: Model FS17X

Description:  Flame Detector

FM Approval Status:  Not FM Approved


Hazard Involved:  Approximately 800 units of the Model FS17X were shipped to a distributor bearing the FM Approvals certification mark.  The specific model was not tested by FM Approvals to the applicable FM 3260 standard and is, therefore, not considered FM Approved.


As indicated in the attached bulletin, please contact your local Honeywell service office for immediate replacement with an FM Approved Model FS7, which is similar in design and function.

Using This Product?

If you suspect that you are in possession of an FS17X Flame Detector bearing the FM Approvals certification mark, please bring that to the attention of:

Antonio Pires

Norwood, MA, United States

+1 (1) 781-255-4825


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