FM Approvals has been notified by Yokogawa Electric Corporation of a potential safety concern involving FM Approved DY Series Vortex Flowmeters and DYA Converters for Foundation Fieldbus communication manufactured from October 31, 2003 through February 16, 2018.
Company Identity: Yokogawa Electric Corporation
Address: 2-9-32 Nakacho Musashino-shi, Tokyo 180-8750, Japan
Contact Information: 1 (800) 524-7378 or email@example.com.
Product Identity: DY Series Vortex Flowemeters and DYA Converters
Make/Model: DYxxx-Fxx…../FS15, or FS16 Integral type vortex flowmeter, DYA-Fxx…/FS15, or FS16 Remote type converter
Nameplate Data: The products have “Assembled in USA” or “Made in USA” on the nameplate with the following additional information:
DY□□□－F□□・・・・/FS15, or /FS16 Integral type vortex flowmeter
DYA－F□□・・・・/FS15, or /FS16 Remote type converter
FM Approval Status: FM Approved
Hazard Involved: The products contain a fuse whereby the coating does not comply with intrinsic safety requirements and is a potential ignition hazard when used in Class I, Division 1, Zone 0 and Zone 1 hazardous (classified) locations. See attached Product Alert CFR-18D-DY03E dated May 14, 2018, issued by Yokogawa Electric Corporation. The affected product must be returned to Yokogawa Electric Corporation.