(a)Permissible, as applied to hydraulic fluids, means that
the fluid conforms to the requirements of this part, and that a certificate
of approval to that effect has been issued.
(b)MSHA means the United States Department of Labor, Mine Safety and
(c)Certificate of approval means a formal document issued by MESA
stating that the fluid has met the requirements of this part for
fire-resistant hydraulic fluids and authorizing the use of an official
identifying marking so indicating.
(d)Fire-resistant hydraulic fluid means a fluid of such chemical
composition and physical characteristics that it will resist the propagation
(e)Concentrate means a substance in concentrated form that might not
be fire resistant as such but when mixed with water or other vehicle in
accordance with instructions furnished by the applicant will constitute a
fire-resistant hydraulic fluid.
(f)Applicant means an individual, partnership, company, corporation,
association, or other organization that manufactures, compounds, refines, or
otherwise produces, a fire-resistant hydraulic fluid or a concentrate for the
production thereof, and seeks a certificate of approval.
[Sched. 30, 24 FR 10201, Dec. 17, 1959, as amended at 39 FR 24005, June 28,
1974; 43 FR 12317, Mar. 24, 1978]
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