Monitor/Defibrillators & AEDs
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) subpart 12.6, Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested, and no further solicitation documents will be issued.
This solicitation is issued as an RFQ #36C25021Q1149. This solicitation document, incorporated provisions, and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2021-06.
This solicitation is set-aside to SDVOSB s of the requested equipment listed below. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 334510 with a small business size standard of 1,250. The FSC/PSC is 6515.
The VA Medical Center located in Cincinnati, Ohio is seeking to purchase Monitor/Defibrillators and AED devices to replace existing equipment that is nearing the end of life. Also, consideration will be needed for credit on the trade-in of a quantity of (43) Philips MRX Biphasic AED devices currently not in use.
All interested companies shall provide a quotation following the Salient Characteristics provided in this solicitation for the below listed items:
Unit of Measure
Monitor/Defibrillator (plus any required accessories)
Charging Station for Batteries (needed qty based on ports)
Finger Clip Sensors for oxygen saturation
AEDs (plus any required accessories)
Peripherals, electrodes, cable, etc.
Training for Power Users, Bio-Med Engineer, and Manuals
Please provide line itemization spreadsheet with the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) name, part number (MPN), and warranty information with your quote. (See spreadsheet provided in this solicitation posting Attachment 4.) Also, supply any literature, technical and warranty information with your proposal.
Place of Delivery & Demonstration
3200 Vine Street
Delivery is required as FOB Destination. Delivery hours are required during hours of operations (8:00am – 3:00pm, Eastern Standard Time) excluding Federal Holidays.
NOTE: This requirement is an “All or None” requirement. Offerors who wish to submit an offer in response to this requirement shall offer pricing on all line items or your offer will not be considered for award.
The Government will evaluate all quotes received for 1) technical acceptability with the salient characteristics (Attachment 2) and 2) provide the lowest price technically acceptable. All available technical information on the product being offered shall be supplied with your bid proposal.
All responses to this RFQ shall be fixed priced and Freight on Board (FOB) Destination. Documentation that confirms the SDVOSB is an authorized resellers/distributor of the OEM should be supplied with your bid proposal.
The full text of FAR provisions or clauses may be accessed electronically at: https://www.acquisition.gov/browse/index/far .
The following solicitation provisions apply to this acquisition:
FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items (June 2020)
FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation-Commercial Items (Oct 2014)
FAR 52.212-3, Offerors Representations and Certifications Commercial Items (Feb 2021)
FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions Commercial Items (Oct 2018)
FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders (Jan 2021)
VAAR Clause 852.232-75, Electronic Submission of Payment Request
All Contractors/Vendors shall submit the following: Product Literature, Estimated Delivery time frame, OEM information with warranty information, and authorization letter regarding reseller/distributor of OEM. Submit your proposal as stated in Attachment 2 (52.212-1 Instructions for Quoters ).
Any questions or concerns regarding this solicitation should be forwarded in writing via e-mail to the Contracting Specialist (Lillie.firstname.lastname@example.org) ONLY. Under no circumstances will the contractor/vendor contact any VA Medical Center staff members regarding this solicitation. If you have any urgent needs concerning this solicitation, you may contact the Contracting Officer by phone at 765-677-6112.
All quotes shall be sent via email to Lillie Grey @ Lillie.email@example.com by 12:00 pm EST (Eastern Standard Time) on September 16, 2021. Late submissions shall be treated in accordance with the solicitation provision at FAR 52.212-1(f).