April 27, 2017

Counterfeit Certificate of Compliance for Vietspace JSC for Interior Building Materials (Wall-Ceiling/Panel Construction)

  • 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 misrepresenting Vietspace JSC “Glasswool Rolls” as FM Approved.  Vietspace JSC has no relationship with FM Approvals.  The valid CoC in Figure 2 was issued to FM Approvals customer Rockwool (India) Ltd. 


Company Identity: Vietspace JSC

Address: 104/21 Nhat Chi Mai str, ward 13, Tan Binh dist, HCMC


Product Identity: Glasswool Rolls


FM Approval Status:  Not FM Approved.


Hazard Involved:  The products described in the falsified CoC in Figure 1 below have never been tested or certified 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 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


  • Vietspace Figure 1

    Figure 1 depicts the falsification of the actual FM Approvals Certificate of Compliance. The authentic document is identified in Figure 2. Figure 1 misrepresents the Vietspace JSC “Glasswool Rolls” as FM Approved. FM Approvals did not issue the Certificate of Compliance illustrated in Figure 1. FM Approvals has no relationship with Vietspace JSC. See Figure 2 for an illustration of the authentic Certificate of Compliance.

  • Vietspace Figure 2

    Figure 2 depicts the actual FM Approvals Certificate of Compliance issued to FM Approvals customer, Rockwool (India) Ltd. The counterfeit document in Figure 1 misrepresents the company name, address and the actual FM Approved products.