This is a COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. VA will conduct the procurement according to a combination of FAR Part 12, Acquisition of Commercial Items and Part 13, Simplified Acquisition Procedures as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.
(ii) The solicitation number is 36C24522Q0065 and is issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ).
(iii) The provisions and clauses incorporated into this solicitation document are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2021-07, fiscal year 2021. Provisions and clauses incorporated by reference have the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. The full text of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulations supplement (VAAR) can be accessed on the Internet at http://www.arnet.gov/far (FAR) and http://vaww.appc1.va.gov/oamm/vaar (VAAR)

(iv) This requirement will be set-aside for Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code is 325412, Pharmaceutical Preparation Manufacturing and the size standard is 1,250 employees.
(v) The VA Maryland Health Care System is seeking to purchase Intelliguard s RFID tags. This requirement is brand name only and consists of one (1) line item:

Product Description
Product Number
Manufacturer
Quantity
RFID Tags
4050-ST
Intelliguard
30 boxes

Period of Performance: 30 days ARO
The full text of FAR provisions or clauses may be accessed electronically at http://acquisition.gov/comp/far/index.html.

(vii) All material shall be delivered to VAMHCS Baltimore, 10 N. Greene St. Baltimore, MD 21201.
(viii) 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors – commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. There are no addenda to the provision.
(ix) 52.212-2, Evaluation – Commercial Items: FAR provision 52.212-2 does not apply to this solicitation. Award will be based on lowest price and meeting or exceeding Statement of Work requirements.
(x) 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications – Commercial Items- the Offerors must complete annual representations and certifications electronically via the System for Award Management (SAM) website located at https://www.sam.gov/portal in accordance with FAR 52.212-3, Offerors Representations and Certifications Commercial Items. If paragraph (j) of the provision is applicable, a written submission is required.
(xi) 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions – Commercial Items: applies to this acquisition.
(xii) 52.212-5 Contracts Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders – Commercial Items; the following FAR clauses identified at paragraph (b) of FAR 52,204-10; 52.212.5 are considered checked and are applicable to this acquisition: 52.204-10, 52.209-6, 52.219-6, 52.219-8, 52.219-13, 52.219-28, 52.222-3, 52.222-19, 52.222-21; 52.222-26; 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-50, 52.223-18, 52.225-1, 52.225-3; 52.225-13, 52.232-34.
(xiii) 52.217-8 Option to Extend Services, 52.217-9 Option to Extend the Term, 52.52.232-18 Availability of Funds, 52.232-19 Availability of Funds for Next Fiscal Year. Any additional contract requirement(s) or terms and conditions determined by the Contracting Officer to be necessary for this acquisition and consistent with customary commercial practices will be addressed as necessary.
(xiv) Proposals/Quotes shall be submitted in writing to Michael Jones Michael.jones16@va.gov NLT 1600 Wednesday, November 3, 2021. Questions are due NLT 1600 on Monday, November 1, 2021 eastern standard time.

Quotes shall be submitted on company letterhead. Commercial format is encouraged.

All proposals/quotes shall include the following information:

Legal Business/Company Name (as it is indicated in www.sam.gov)
DUNS Number
Contract Number (if applicable)
Warranty Information (Can be a separate attachment)
Point of Contact Name
Telephone number
E-mail Address

(xvi) Point of contact for this solicitation is Michael Jones Michael.jones16@va.gov Inquires must be in writing via email.