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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial supplies prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation for this action. Quotes are being requested, and a separate written solicitation will not be issued.
This solicitation is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). Submit written quotes referencing RFQ 36C24620Q0899.
The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular- 2020-07 dated 07/02/2020
Any amendments issued to this solicitation will ONLY be available on the Contract Opportunities website (https://beta.SAM.gov ).
The Network Contracting Office (NCO) 6 Regional Procurement Office (RPO) EAST intends to award a firm-fixed price contract for the brand-name or Equal for Steam Sterilizers to the VA HCC Charlotte, 3506 West Tyvola Rd, Charlotte, NC 28208
The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 339113 with a business size standard of 750 employees. This procurement is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) set-aside to and for all eligible offerors may submit quotes.
If your firm is a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned or Veteran Owned Small Business, you must be CERTIFIED in VetBiz (see internet site: https://www.vip.vetbiz.va.gov/).
All offerors must be registered in System for Award Management (SAM) at http://www.sam.gov to be considered for an award of a federal contract. The record must be complete and not missing elements such as representations and certifications.
The Government will award a contract resulting from this RFQ to the responsible offeror whose quote represents the lowest price technically acceptable for the government. Quotes are due by 11:00 EST on AUGUST 24, 2020. Quotes received after this date and time will be considered late in accordance with 52.212-1(f) and will not be evaluated. Quotes shall be submitted via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This combined solicitation/synopsis is for the purchase of the following Brand Name or equal commercial supplies:
Product: Steam Sterilizers
Must meet the following specs:
Getinge brand or equal
Mechanical vacuum pump system
Stainless steel piping
USB port (1 minimum)
RFID user authentication
Pass through door
Shelf Racks (minimum 67×13)
Able to print consumption report
Ability to alarm
Ability to record storage
Steam to steam generator
Includes DI water polisher
DESCRIPTION OF SUPPLIES/SERVICES
Model GSS67N steam sterilizer
LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: 6027133070
rails for shelf rack 67×13
LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: 564600470
shelf rack 67×13
LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: 564603470
pair of shelf 67×13
LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: 564604470
smart fht 67×13
LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: 6020720674
install GSS67 sterilizer
LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: ZSUS15625-I-GSS67
DI water polisher
LOCAL STOCK NUMBER: CUSTOM
Delivery and install address: VA HCC Charlotte
3506 West Tyvola Rd
Charlotte, NC 28208
FOB Point: Destination
Estimated Delivery Date: 30 days ARO
IAW 52.252-2 The following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) clauses and provisions are applicable to this acquisition and are available for view at: http://farsite.hill.af.mil/
52.204-13 System for Award Management Maintenance (OCT 2018)
52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors- Commercial Items (JUN 2020)
Addendum to 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items (JUN 2020)
52.204-16 Commercial and Government Entity Code Reporting (JUL 2016)
52.212-2 Evaluation-Commercial Items (OCT 2014)
52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications Commercial Items (JUN 2020)
(End of Provision)
52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions- Commercial Items (OCT 2018)
52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Commercial Items (JUN 2020)
Full text of the reference FAR Clauses may be accessed electronically at http://farsite.hill.af.mil/.
52.203-17 Contractor Employee Whistleblower Rights and Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights (JUN 2020)
52.204-10 Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards (JUN 2020)
52.209-6 Protecting the Government s Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment (JUN 2020)
52.211-6 Brand Name or Equal (AUG 1999)
52.222-3 Convict Labor (JUN 2003)
52.222-19 Child Labor Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (JAN 2020)
52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (APR 2015)
52.222-26 Equal Opportunity (SEP 2016)
52.222-35 Equal Opportunity for Veterans (JUN 2020)
52.222-36 Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (JUN 2020)
52.222-41 Service Contract Labor Standards (AUG 2018)
52.223-18 Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (JUN 2020)
52.227-17 Rights in Data-Special Works (DEC 2007)
52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference (FEB 1998)
852.203-70 Commercial Advertising (MAY 2018)
852.219-11 VA Notice of Total Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Set-Aside
(JUL 2019) (DEVIATION)
852.232-72 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests (NOV 2018)
Gray Market Prevention Language:
(a) Gray market items are Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) goods sold through unauthorized channels in direct competition with authorized distributors. This procurement is for new OEM medical equipment only for VA Medical Centers. No remanufactures or gray market items will be acceptable.
(b) Vendor shall be an OEM, authorized dealer, authorized distributor or authorized reseller for the proposed equipment/system, verified by an authorization letter or other documents from the OEM, such that the OEM s warranty and service are provided and maintained by the OEM. All software licensing, warranty and service associated with the equipment/system shall be in accordance with the OEM terms and conditions.Ã‚Â
(c) The delivery of gray market items to the VA in the fulfillment of an order/award constitutes a breach of contract.Ã‚Â Accordingly, the VA reserves the right enforce any of its contractual remedies. This includes termination of the contract or, solely at the VA s election, allowing the Vendor to replace, at no cost to the government.
The government will award a firm-fixed price purchase order to the vendor whose quotation represents the lowest price. The Government intends to make an award based on the initial quotations.
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