A licensee must formally notify the Agency and seek its prior approval before committing to a new material outsourcing arrangement. The notification must:

(a) be made in writing to the licensee's normal supervisory contact;
(b) contain sufficient detail to demonstrate that relevant issues raised in section OM-2.4 onward of this chapter have been addressed; and
(c) be made at least 6 weeks before the licensee intends to commit to the arrangement.