Approval Standards

Approval Standards illustrate the Approval criteria of various types of products and services. The list below shows all current Approval Standards. Please note that
FM Approvals also tests products using recognized standards of other organizations.

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# Approval Standard Title
1011,12,13 Deluge and Preaction Systems
Stan Ziobro
1020 Automatic Water Control Valves
Stan Ziobro ; Aaron Butler
1021 Dry Pipe Valves
Stan Ziobro
1031 Quick Opening Devices (Accelerators, Exhausters) for Dry Pipe Valve
Stan Ziobro
1032 Air Pressure Maintenance Device
Stan Ziobro
1034 Air Drying Units
Stan Ziobro ; Bruce Wood
1041 Alarm Check Valves
Stan Ziobro ; Charlie Mahall
1042 Waterflow Alarm Indicators (Vane Type)
Stan Ziobro ; Charlie Mahall
1043 Water Flow Detector Testers 1 in. Through 8 in. Nominal Size
Stan Ziobro ; Charlie Mahall
1044 Fire Service Meters
Stan Ziobro
1045 Waterflow Detector Check Valves
Stan Ziobro
1046 Fire Pump Flowmeter Systems
Stan Ziobro ; Pam Munslow
1051 Automatic Drip Valve
Stan Ziobro
1055 Water Motor Gong
Stan Ziobro ; Charlie Mahall
1056 Sight Drains for Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Stan Ziobro ; Rob Masinda
1110 Indicator Posts
Stan Ziobro ; Aaron Butler
1111 Post-Indicator-Valve-Assembly
Stan Ziobro
1112 Indicating Valves (Butterfly or Ball Type)
Stan Ziobro ; Charlie Mahall
1120, 1130 Fire Service Water Control Valves (OS&Y and NRS Type Gate Valves)
Stan Ziobro ; Aaron Butler
1120, 1130 消火活動用水制御弁(OS&Y 形およびNRS 形ゲート弁)
Bessie Wong
1120, 1130 消防水控阀(明杆阀和暗杆闸阀)认证标准
Bessie Wong
1140 Quick Opening Valves 1/4 Inch through 2 Inch Nominal Size
Stan Ziobro ; Rob Masinda
1210 Swing Check Valves
Stan Ziobro ; Rob Masinda
1221 Backflow Preventers (Reduced Pressure Principle and Double Check Valve Types)
Stan Ziobro
1230 Anti-Water Hammer Check Valves
Stan Ziobro
1311 Centrifugal Fire Pumps Split-Case Type(Axial or Radial)
Stan Ziobro ; Pam Munslow
1311 离心式中开消防泵 (轴向或径向)
Bessie Wong
1312 Centrifugal Fire Pumps (Vertical-Shaft, Turbine Type)
Stan Ziobro ; Pam Munslow
1313 Positive Displacement Fire Pumps (Rotary Gear Type)
Brian MacDonald ; Michael Cedrone
1319 Centrifugal Fire Pumps (Horizontal, End Suction Type)
Stan Ziobro ; Pam Munslow
1321, 1323 Controllers for Electric Motor and Diesel Engine Driven Fire Pumps
Stan Ziobro ; Aaron Butler
1321, 1323 电机驱动式消防泵和柴油机驱动式消防泵的控制器
Bessie Wong
1333 Diesel Engine Fire Pump Drivers
Stan Ziobro ; Bruce Wood
1333 柴油机消防泵驱动器
Bessie Wong
1336 Fire Pump Couplings and Flexible Connecting Shafts for Fire Protection Service
Stan Ziobro ; Pam Munslow
1338 Right Angle Gear Drives
Stan Ziobro ; Bruce Wood
1344 Air Release Valves ½ Inch Through 1 Inch Nominal Size
Stan Ziobro ; Rob Masinda
1359 Trim Water Pressure Relief Valves 1/4 Inch through 2-1/2 Inch Nominal Size
Stan Ziobro ; Rob Masinda
1361 Water Pressure Relief Valve
Stan Ziobro
1362 Pressure Reducing Valves
Stan Ziobro
1363 Suction Pressure Regulating Valves
Stan Ziobro ; Joseph Looney
1364 Approval Standard for Expansion Chambers
Stan Ziobro ; Joseph Looney
1370 Centrifugal Fire Pumps (Vertical Shaft, Turbine Type, Barrel)
Stan Ziobro ; Pam Munslow
1371 Centrifugal Fire Pumps (In-Line Type)
Stan Ziobro ; Pam Munslow
1411 Playpipes
Stan Ziobro
1421 Monitor Assembly
Brian MacDonald
1510 Fire Hydrants (Dry Barrel Type) for Private Fire Service
Stan Ziobro ; Rob Masinda
1511 Fire Hydrants (Wet Barrel Type) for Private Fire Service
Stan Ziobro ; Rob Masinda
1521 Angle Hose Valves
Stan Ziobro ; Rob Masinda
1522 Straightway Hose Valve
Stan Ziobro ; Rob Masinda
1530 Fire Department Connections
Stan Ziobro
1531 Wall Hydrants
Stan Ziobro
1610 Ductile Iron Pipe and Fittings, Flexible Fittings and Couplings
Stan Ziobro ; Bruce Wood
1612 Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Pipe and Fittings for Underground Fire Protection Service
Stan Ziobro ; Bruce Wood
1613 Polyethylene (PE) Pipe and Fittings for Underground Fire Protection Service
Stan Ziobro ; Bruce Wood
1614 Fiber Reinforced Composite (FRC) Pipe and Fittings for Underground Fire Protection Service
Stan Ziobro ; Bruce Wood
1615 Cast Iron Pipe, Fittings and Couplings
Stan Ziobro; Bruce Wood
1620 Pipe Joints & Anchor Fittings for Underground Fire Service Mains
Stan Ziobro ; Bruce Wood
1625 Sprinkler System Alarm Test Devices
Stan Ziobro; Robert Masinda
1626 Riser Manifold Assemblies
Stan Ziobro; Robert Masinda
1630 Steel Pipe for Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems
Stan Ziobro ; Charlie Mahall
1631 Adjustable and Fixed Sprinkler Fittings 1/2 Inch through 1 Inch Nominal Size
Stan Ziobro
1632 Telescoping Sprinkler Assemblies for use in Fire Protection Systems for Anechoic Chambers
Stan Ziobro ; Bruce Wood
1635 Plastic Pipe & Fittings for Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Stan Ziobro ; Bruce Wood
1636 Fire Resistant Barriers for use with CPVC Pipe and Fittings in Light Hazard Occupancies
Stan Ziobro
1637 Flexible Sprinkler Hose with Fittings
Stan Ziobro ; Paul Conroy
1680 Couplings Used In Hubless Cast Iron Systems for Drain, Waste or Vent, Sewer, Rainwater or Storm Drain Systems Above and Below Ground, Industrial/Commercial and Residential
Stan Ziobro
1920 Pipe Couplings and Fittings for Aboveground Fire Protection Systems
Stan Ziobro ; Charlie Mahall
1920 地面消防系统的管接头和管件认证标准
Bessie Wong
1950 Seismic Sway Braces for Pipe, Tubing and Conduit
Stan Ziobro ; Bruce Wood
1951, 52, 53 Pipe Hanger Components for Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Stan Ziobro ; Bruce Wood
1956 Explosive Driven Fasteners
Stan Ziobro ;  Pam Munslow
2000 Automatic Control Mode Sprinklers for Fire Protection
Claude Bosio
2000 自动控制式消防洒水喷头
Bessie Wong
2000 防火用オートマチックコントロールモード
Abby So
2008 Early Suppression, Fast Response Automatic Sprinklers
Claude Bosio
2008 抑制式[早期抑制 – 快速响应 (ESFR)]自动 洒水喷头
Abby So
2008 制圧モード [初期制圧速動型(ESFR)] オートマチックスプリンクラー
Abby So
2021, 25 Automatic & Open Water-Spray Nozzles for Installation in Permanently Piped Systems
Claude Bosio
2030 Residential Automatic Sprinklers for Fire Protection
Claude Bosio; Marc Moseley
2031 Heat Responsive Links for Fire Protection
Claude Bosio
2111 Fire Hose
Brian MacDonald ; Michael Cedrone
2131 Couplings for 1.5" & 2.5" Single- & Double-Woven Jacket Lined Fire Hose & Unlined Linen Fire Hose Brian MacDonald
2141 Hose Racks & Reels for Lined Lightweight and Unlined Fire Hose
Brian MacDonald ; Michael Cedrone
2151 Hose Houses & Outdoor Hose Cabinets
Brian MacDonald
2311 Vacuum and Pressure Gauges for Fire Protection Systems
Stan Ziobro ; Aaron Butler
2510 Flood Abatement Equipment
Brian MacDonald Michael Cedrone
ANSI FM 2510 American National Standard for Flood Abatement Equipment
Brian MacDonald Kevin Black
2510 防洪设备认证标准
Bessie Wong
3010 Fire Alarm Signaling Systems
David Waite; Bob Elliott
3011 Central Station Service for Fire Alarms and Protective Equipment Supervision
David Waite; Bob Elliott
3040 Central Station Service - Burglar Alarms
David Waite; Bob Elliott
3132 Pressure Actuated Waterflow Switches
David Waite; Paul Crowley
3150 Audible Notification Appliances for Automatic Fire Alarm Signaling
David Waite; Paul Crowley
3210 Heat Detectors for Automatic Fire Alarm Signaling (with addendum)
David Waite; Bob Elliott
3230 Smoke Actuated Detectors for Automatic Fire Alarm Signaling
David Waite; Bob Elliott
3232 Video Image Fire Smoke Detectors for Automatic Fire Alarm Signaling
David Waite; Bob Elliott
3260 Radiant Energy-Sensing Fire Detectors for Automatic Fire Alarm Signaling
David Waite; Paul Crowley
ANSI FM 3260 American National Standard for Energy-Sensing Fire Detectors for Automatic Fire Alarm Signaling
David Waite; Paul Crowley
3510 Flow and Pressure Safety Switches
David Waite; Paul Crowley
3545 Temperature Limit and Supervisory Switches
David Waite; Paul Crowley
3600 Electrical Equipment for Use In Hazardous (Classified) Locations - General Requirements
Andy Lozinski; Bill Lawrence
3605 Repair Service for Communications Equipment Used in Hazardous (Classified) Locations
Patrick Byrne; Cheryl Gagliardi
3606 Repair Service for Process Control Equipment Used in Hazardous (Classified) Locations
Patrick Byrne; Cheryl Gagliardi
3610 Intrinsically Safe Apparatus and Associated Apparatus for Use in Class I, II & III, Division 1, Hazardous (Classified) Locations
Tim Adam; Patrick Byrne
3611 Nonincendive Electrical Equipment for Use In Class I and II, Div. 2 & Class III, Divisions 1 & 2 Hazardous (Classified) Locations
Tim Adam; Patrick Byrne
3613 Electric Flashlights and Lanterns for Use in Class I, II and III, Division 2, Hazardous Locations
Tim Adam; Patrick Byrne
3615 Explosionproof Electrical Equipment General Requirements
Andy Lozinski; Bill Lawrence
3616 Dust-Ignitionproof Electrical Equipment General Requirements
Andy Lozinski; Bill Lawrence
3620 Purged and Pressurized Electrical Equipment for Hazardous (Classified) Locations
Andy Lozinski; Rich Fontaine
3640 Land Mobile Radios for use in Class I, Division 1 Hazardous (Classified) Locations
Jim Marquedant; Bill Lawrence
3650 Electric Submersible Motors For Use In Class I, Division 1, Hazardous (Classified) Locations
Andy Lozinski; Richard DiMaria
3810 Electrical and Electronic Test, Measuring and Process Control Equipment
Tim Adam; Patrick Byrne
3972

Cable Fire Propagation Specification Test Standard
Len D'Angelo; Joe Nunes
3985 Transient Voltage Surge Suppression Devices
Patrick Byrne; David Baer
3990 Less or Nonflammable Liquid Insulated Transformers
David Waite; Michael Grossman
4020 Steel Tanks for Fire Protection
Len D’Angelo; Jeff Gould
4100 Fire Doors
Len D’Angelo; Jeff Gould
4121 Fire and Smoke Door Holder and/or Release Devices
David Waite; Michael Grossman
4350 Windstorm Resistant Fenestrations
Len D’Angelo; Jeff Gould
4411 Insulated Wall Constructions
Phil Smith; Michael Slocumb
4430 Heat and Smoke Vents
Len D’Angelo; Jeff Gould
4431 Skylights
Len D’Angelo; Jeff Gould
4431 天窗认证标准
Bessie Wong
4431 スカイライト
Abby So
4435 Edge Systems Used with Low Slope Roofing Systems
Phil Smith; John Cauley
4440 Explosion Venting Wall Systems including Fasteners for Damage- Limiting Construction
Len D’Angelo; Jeff Gould
4450 Class I Insulated Steel Deck Roofs
Phil Smith; John Cauley
4451 Profiled Steel Panels for Use as Decking in Class 1 Insulated Roof Construction
Phil Smith; John Cauley
4454 Lightweight Insulating Concrete for Use in Class 1 and Noncombustible Roof Constructions
Phil Smith; John Cauley
4470 Single-Ply, Polymer-Modified Bitumen Sheet, Built-Up Roof (BUR) and Liquid Applied Roof Assemblies for use in Class 1 and Noncombustible Roof Deck Construction
Phil Smith; John Cauley
4470 对于用于1级和不可燃屋面板材结构的单层卷材、改性聚合沥青卷材、多层卷材屋面及屋面液态铺设屋面组合的认证标准
Bessie Wong
4471 Class 1 Panel Roofs
Phil Smith; John Cauley
4471 一级板材屋面认证标准
Bessie Wong
4471 クラス 1 パネルルーフ
Abby So
4473 Specification Test Standard for Impact Resistance Testing of Rigid Roofing Materials by Impacting with Freezer Ice Balls
Phil Smith; Dave Alves
ANSI FM 4473 American National Standard for Impact Resistance Testing of Rigid Roofing Materials by Impacting with Freezer Ice Balls
Phil Smith; Dave Alves
ANSI FM 4474 American National Standard for Evaluating the Simulated Wind Uplift Resistance of Roof Assemblies Using Static Positive and/or Negative Differential Pressures
Phil Smith; John Cauley
4475 Class 1 Steep Slope Roof Covers
Phil Smith; Dave Alves
4476 Flexible Photovoltaic Modules
Phil Smith; Joanna Blaney
4477 Vegetative Roof Systems
Phil Smith; Joanna Blaney
4478 Rigid Photovoltaic Modules
Phil Smith; Joanna Blaney
4651 Plastic Suspended Ceiling Panels
Len D’Angelo; Bob Chu
4880 Class 1 Fire Rating of Insulated Wall or Wall and Roof/Ceiling Panels, Interior Finish Materials or Coatings, and Exterior Wall Systems
Phil Smith; Michael Slocumb
4880 保温墙体或墙和屋面/吊顶板、室内装潢材料或涂层、以及外墙系统的 1 级耐火等级认证标准
Bessie Wong
4880 断熱壁または壁および屋根/ 天井パネル、内装材またはコーティング、外壁システム、クラス1 耐火等級認証の基準
Abby So
ANSI FM 4880 American National Standard for Evaluating Insulated Wall or Wall and Roof/Ceiling Assemblies, Plastic Interior Finish Materials, Plastic Exterior Building Panels, Wall/Ceiling Coating Systems, Interior or Exterior Finish Systems
Phil Smith; Michael Slocumb
4881 Class 1 Exterior Wall Systems
Phil Smith; Michael Slocumb
4882

Class 1 Interior Wall and Ceiling Materials or Systems for Smoke Sensitive Occupancies
Phil Smith ; Michael Slocumb
4882 烟雾敏感场所 可燃性1级内墙和顶棚材料或 系统的认证标准
Bessie Wong
4910 Cleanroom Materials Flammability Test Protocol
Scott Holmes; Rick Jambor
4910 洁净室材料可燃性测试方案
Bessie Wong
ANSI FM 4910 American National Standard for Cleanroom Materials Flammability Test Protocol
Scott Holmes; Rick Jambor
ANSI FM 4910 美国国家标准:洁净室材料可燃性测试方案
Bessie Wong
4911 Wafer Carriers for Use in Clean Rooms
Scott Holmes; Rick Jambor
4911 洁净室使用的晶片载体的认证标准
Bessie Wong
4920 Filters Used in Clean Room Facilities
Len D'Angelo; Joe Nunes
4922 Fume Exhaust Ducts or Fume and Smoke Exhaust Ducts
Scott Holmes; Chris Spencer
4922 排气管道或排气排烟管道的 认证标准
Bessie Wong
4924 Pipe and Duct Insulation
Scott Holmes
4924 管路和管道隔热材料认证标准
Bessie Wong
4929 Chimney and Flue Liner Materials
Len D'Angelo; Jeff Gould
4930 Cooling Towers
Scott Holmes; Chris Spencer;
4930 冷却塔认证标准
Bessie Wong
4950 Welding Pads, Welding Blankets and Welding Curtains for Hot Work Operations
Len D'Angelo; Mark Tyrol
ANSI FM 4950 American National Standard for Evaluating Welding Pads, Welding Blankets and Welding Curtains for Hot Work Operations
Len D'Angelo; Mark Tyrol
4955

Flammability of Absorbent Battery Acid Spill Containment Pillows
Scott Holmes; Rick Jambor
4970 Fire Protection of Steel Framing Members for High Hazard Occupancies
Len D'Angelo; Jeff Gould
4971 Fire Protective Coatings for LP Gas Steel Storage Vessels and Process Structures
Len D'Angelo; Jeff Gould
4975 Fire Retardant Paints and Coatings over Combustible Surfaces
Len D'Angelo; Mark Tyrol
4985 Doorway Spill Barriers
Len D'Angelo; Jeffrey Gould
4990

Firestopping
Jeffrey Gould; Len D'Angelo
4991 Approval of Firestop Contractors
Len D'Angelo; Jeffrey Gould
4996 Approval Standard for Classification of Pallets and Other Material Handling Products as Equivalent to Wood Pallets
Phil Smith; Joanna Blaney
ANSI FM 4996 American National Standard for Classification of Pallets and Other Material Handling Products as Equivalent to Wood Pallets
Phil Smith; Joanna Blaney
4998 Class 1 Conveyor Belting
Scott Holmes; Rick Jambor
4999 Spray Fire Shields
Len D'Angelo; Jeffrey Gould
5130 Foam Extinguishing Systems
Brian MacDonald; Robert Cordell
5138 Assessment Standard for Proportioning Testing
Brian MacDonald; Robert Cordell
5320 Dry Chemical Extinguishing Systems
David Waite; Ray Stacy
5420 Carbon Dioxide Extinguishing Systems
Brian MacDonald;
5420 二氧化碳灭火系统 认证标准
Bessie Wong;
5511 Firefighting Nozzles for Use with Hose, Monitor Assemblies and other Firefighting Equipment
Brian MacDonald;
5519 Anti-Freeze Solutions for Sprinkler Systems in Environments Subject to Freezing
Stan Ziobro;
5551 Strainers for Use with Water Spray Systems
Stan Ziobro; Pam Munslow
5560 Water Mist Systems
Brian MacDonald; Jon Carpenter
ANSI FM 5560 American National Standard for Water Mist Systems
Brian MacDonald; Jon Carpenter
5580 Hybrid (Water and Inert Gas) Fire Extinguishing Systems
Brian MacDonald; Jon Carpenter
5600 Clean Agent Extinguishing Systems
David Waite; Raymond Stacy
5700 Explosion Suppression Systems
David Waite; Armand Brandao
6011 Manual Drum Pumps for Flammable Liquids
Len D'Angelo; Michael DeSousa
6020 Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBCs)
Chris Spencer; Scott Holmes
6031 Self-Closing Faucets
Len D'Angelo; Joe Nunes
6036 Flexible Hose Assemblies for Flammable Gases and / or Ignitable Liquids
Phil Smith; Michael Slocumb
6049 Flammable Liquid Storage Buildings
Len D'Angelo; Jeffrey Gould
6050 Storage Cabinets (Flammable & Combustible Liquids)
Len D'Angelo; Joe Nunes
6051, 52 Safety Containers and Filling, Supply & Disposal Containers
Len D'Angelo; Joe Nunes
6053, 54, 55 Bench, Swab, Plunger & Dispenser Cans
Len D'Angelo; Joe Nunes
6056 Dip, Washing and Rinse Tanks
Len D’Angelo; Joe Nunes
6061 Flame Arresters
Andy Lozinski; Christopher Burch
6082 Safety Bungs
Len D'Angelo; Joe Nunes
6083 Plastic Plugs for Steel Drums
Len D'Angelo; Joe Nunes
6310, 20 Combustible Gas Detectors
Patrick Byrne; Steve Henney
6325 Combustible Open Path Gas Monitors
Patrick Byrne; Steve Henney
6914 Open Shelving for Racks
Len D'Angelo; Bob Chu
6917 Rack Storage Flue Spacers
Len D'Angelo; Jeff Gould
6920 Oily Waste Cans
Len D'Angelo; Joe Nunes
6921 Containers for Combustible Waste
Len D'Angelo; Joe Nunes
6930 Flammability Classification of Industrial Fluids
Scott Holmes ; Chris Spencer
6933 Less Flammable Transformer Fluids
Scott Holmes; Chris Spencer
6934 Nonflammable Transformer Fluids
Scott Holmes; Chris Spencer
7151, 56, 57 LP-Gas Vaporizers, Gas-Air Mixers, & Vaporizer-Mixers
David Waite; Paul Crowley
7260 Electrostatic Finishing Equipment
Andy Lozinski; Rich Fontaine
7320 Electric Heaters for Use in Class I, II and III, Division 1, Hazardous (Classified) Locations
Andy Lozinski; Marlon Mitchell
7400 Liquid and Gas Safety Shutoff Valves
Stan Ziobro; Joe Looney
7420 Gas Safety Control Cocks
David Waite; Paul Crowley
7422 Electric Interlocking Fuel Gas & Fuel Oil Cocks
David Waite; Paul Crowley
7440 Firesafe Valves
Stan Ziobro; Joe Looney
7605 Programmable Logic Control (PLC) Based Burner Management Systems
Patrick Byrne; David Baer
7610 Combustion Safeguards and Flame Sensing Systems
David Waite; Paul Crowley
7701 Assessment Standard for Tools Used in the Semiconductor Industry
Patrick Byrne; David Baer
7710 Low Water Level Limit Controls for Boilers
David Waite; Paul Crowley
7730 Explosion Venting Devices
David Waite; Ray Stacy
7745 Hydrocarbon Leak Detectors
Patrick Byrne; Ed Laliberte
7910 Spark Resistant Tools
Len D'Angelo; Anthony Longabard