(a) MSHA may revoke for cause an approval issued under this part if
(1) Fails to meet the applicable technical requirements;
(2) Creates a hazard when used in a mine.
(b) Prior to revoking an approval, the approval-holder shall be
informed in writing of MSHA's intention to revoke approval. The notice
(1) Explain the specific reasons for the proposed
(2) Provide the approval-holder an opportunity to
demonstrate or achieve compliance with the product approval requirements.
(c) Upon request, the approval-holder shall be afforded an
opportunity for a hearing.
(d) If a product poses an imminent hazard to the safety or health of
miners, the approval may be immediately suspended without a written notice of
the agency's intention to revoke. The suspension may continue until the
revocation proceedings are completed.
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