9 CFR § 121.8 - Denial, revocation, or suspension of registration.
(a) An application may be denied or a certificate of registration revoked or suspended if:
(i) Committing a crime set forth in 18 U.S.C. 2332b(g)(5); or
(ii) Knowing involvement with an organization that engages in domestic or international terrorism (as defined in 18 U.S.C. 2331) or with any other organization that engages in intentional crimes of violence; or
(iii) Being an agent of a foreign power as defined in 50 U.S.C. 1801;
(3) The individual or entity does not meet the requirements of this part; 10 or
10 If registration is denied for this reason, we may provide technical assistance and guidance.
(b) Upon revocation or suspension of a certificate of registration, the individual or entity must:
(1) Immediately stop all use of each select agent or toxin covered by the revocation or suspension order;
(2) Immediately safeguard and secure each select agent or toxin covered by the revocation or suspension order from theft, loss, or release; and
(c) Denial of an application for registration and revocation of registration may be appealed under § 121.20. However, any denial of an application for registration or revocation of a certificate of registration will remain in effect until a final agency decision has been rendered.