July 17, 2013

Counterfeit Kingflex Duct and Pipe Insulation

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

Alert Summary

FM Approvals has been made aware of a falsified Certificate of Compliance (CoC) issued on FM Approvals’ letterhead. The document (attached as Fig. 1) has been altered to misrepresent duct and pipe insulation manufactured by Kingflex as FM Approved. Kingflex has retracted the counterfeit CoC from their website. They also claim there have been no products manufactured or falsely labeled as FM Approved.

Company Identity

Hebei Kingflex Insulation Co., Ltd.
#8 Chuangye Rd, Langfang Econ & Tech Devel Zone
Langfang, Hebei 065001


Belinda Zhang, International Trade Manager.

Product Identity

Duct and Pipe Insulation.


All products.

Geographic Area


Hazard Involved

The products represented by Hebei Kingflex Insulation Co., Ltd., have never been tested or certified as FM Approved. There is no evidence these products have ever been tested to the rigorous requirements of FM Approvals. Use of these products may present a property risk for the user.

Using This Product?

If you suspect you are in possession of any of the affected equipment listed above bearing the FM Approvals certification marking, please bring that to the attention of:

Robert Lovell

Norwood, MA, United States

+1 (1) 781-255-4820


Counterfeit Indicator

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    Figure 1

Figure 1. Counterfeit Certificate

This document is a falsification of an actual FM Approvals’ Certificate of Compliance. This document has been altered and misrepresents the duct and pipe insulation products as FM Approved. FM Approvals has not issued any FM Approval for this company.