October 26, 2016

UNIMOD Detergent Foam

  • 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).  The document (attached as Figure 1) is an image of the falsified CoC listing “UNIMOD Europe Gmbh” as FM Approved for “STHAMEX – Multi Purpose Detergent Foam”.  UNIMOD Europe Gmbh has no relationship with FM Approvals.  The valid CoC in Figure 2 was issued to FM Approvals customer SOGEPI SA. 


Company Identity: UNIMOD Europe Gmbh

Address: Falkensteiner Strasse 77, 60322 Frankfurt am Main, Germany


Product Identity: Multi Purpose Detergent Foam


FM Approval Status:  Not FM Approved.


Hazard Involved:  “STHAMEX” referenced in the falsified Certificate of Compliance in Figure 1 below has never been available as FM Approved.  Use of service that falsely claims FM Approval may present a property risk for the user. 

Using This Product?

If you have any information relative to the falsified Certificate of Compliance, please bring that to the attention of:

Antonio Pires

Norwood, MA, United States

+1 (1) 781-255-4825


  • Counterfeit Certificate of Compliance

    Figure 1 depicts the falsification of the actual FM Approvals Certficate of Compliance. The authentic document is identified in Figure 2. FM Approvals did not issue the Certificate of Compliance illustrated in Figure 1. FM Approvals has no relationship with UNIMOD Europe Gmbh. See Figure 2 for an illustration of the authentic Certificate of Compliance.

  • Certificate of Compliance

    Figure 2 depicts the actual FM Approvals Certficate of Compliance issued to FM Approvals customer, SOGEPI SA. The counterfeit document in Figure 1 misrepresents the company name, address and the actual FM Approved products.