36C25720Q1313 – Sources Sought – 6640– ThermoFisher Reagents

Sep 4, 2020 | Sources Sought

This is a Sources Sought notice. This is NOT a solicitation for proposals, proposal abstracts, or quotations. The purpose of this notice is to obtain information regarding the availability and capability of all qualified sources to perform a potential requirement.
Purpose and Objectives: Your responses to the information requested will assist the Government in determining the appropriate acquisition method.
NAICS code: 325413 and size standard is 1,250 Employees
NOTE: Respondent claiming SDVOSB and VOSB status must be registered and CVE verified in VetBiz Registry www.vetbiz.gov.

Requirements:

The vendor must be and Authorized distributor of the following reagents and able to provide ready to use brand name reagents that are compatible with the following instrumentation:(Authorized distributor should have a letter with ThermoFisher Company Letterhead showing they are Authrorized)
Thermofisher ABI Instrumentation
The vendor must be able to sequester reagent lots so that the lot numbers will be the same throughout the contract year.
The reagents have EUA FDA approval and meet all regulatory guidelines set for by the STVHCS in VHA Handbook 1106.1, CLIA, CAP, FDA etc..
The vendor must provide confirmation of order same day as order request is received.
The vendor must provide tracking information and provide an estimated delivery time.
The vendor must be able to provide next day delivery of the following reagents as needed: *Estimated Quantities

Item #
Description/Part Number*
Qty
97002540
King Fisher 96 KF Microplate(200uL)48/box (4608 preps)
Disposable plastic plates and tip combs made of polypropylene, which are ideal for magnetic particle processing due to their low binding affinity for biomolecules
8
4306311
MICROAMP CLEAR ADHESIVE FILM, 100 COVERS
Product detail not provided proprietary.
 
19
AM12450
NONSTICK RNASE-FREE TUBES 1.5ML, 250 TUBES
These microcentrifuge tubes have a non-stick, low-binding surface and are guaranteed RNase- and DNase-free. They have a positive seal design that withstands temperatures from -90°C to +120°C, and are marked with convenient graduations.
 
8
97002534
King Fisher 96 TIP COMB FOR DW MAGNETS, 100/BOX
96 tip comb for Deep Well magnets
 
4
95040450
KF DEEP WELL 96 PLATE, 50/BOX
 
31
A48383
MagMAX Viral/Pathogen II Nucleic Acid Isolation Kit
Binding Solution 53 mL
Wash Buffer 100 mL
Elution Solution 10 mL
Proteinase K 1 mL
Total Nucleic Acid Binding
Beads 2 mL
 
19
A47814
TAQPATH COVID-19 COMBO KIT, 1000 RXNS

Internal Positive Control (IPC) MS2 phage control which is required as an extraction, reverse transcription and PCR amplification positive control.
External positive control – TaqPath COVID-19 Control contains the SARS-CoV-2 RNA genomic regions targeted by the kit. The positive control is used to monitor for failures of rRT-PCR reagents and reaction conditions.
Negative Control – molecular-grade, nuclease-free, non-DEPC-treated water used to monitor non-specific amplification, cross-contamination during experimental setup, and nucleic acid contamination of reagents.

 
37
AM9932
NUCLEASE FREE WATER, 1000 mL
Nuclease-free Water (not DEPC-treated) has been deionized, filtered into the final bottle, and autoclaved. It is ready to use and requires no
preparation, mixing, or autoclaving.
 
11
A28523
1 X 10ML TAQPATH 1STEP Master Mix, NO ROX
fast, single-tube, 4X RT-qPCR mix that provides for sensitive, reproducible detection of up to four different RNA/DNA targets in a single multiplex reaction. the mix includes thermostable MMLV reverse transcriptase, dNTPs, UNG, and thermostable Fast DNA polymerase all in a single tube
 
37
4311971
MICROAMP OPTICAL ADHESIVE FILM, 100 PC
Proprietary no information.
 
4
4346906
MICROAMP FAST OPTICAL 96-WELL PLT W/BARCODE (0.1mL)
 
20
A24734
ABY Dye Spectral Calibration Plate for Multiplex qPCR, Fast 96-well (0.1mL)
Make up of Dye plate proprietary.
 
1
A24735
JUN Dye Spectral Calibration Plate for Multiplex qPCR, Fast 96-well (0.1mL)
Make up of Dye plate proprietary.
 
1
4333183
Adhesive Film Applicator Tool (5 applicator tools/pack)
Proprietary no information.
 
1

Anticipated period of performance: 14 September 2020 through 13 September 2021.
Information sought: Response to this announcement shall not exceed 10 pages and should include the following information: (1) A tailored capability statement indicating the firm s ability to provide a product and related services; (2) The respondents DUNS number, organization name, address, point of contact, and size and type of business (e.g., SDVOSB/VOSB, Small, Large, etc.,) pursuant to the applicable NAICS code; (3) Information should be provided electronically in a Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format.

Please e-mail your response with the above information to ross.futch@va.gov with the subject line Sources Sought Notice # 36C25720Q1313 by 4:00pm on Tuesday,8 September 2020. Any questions should be emailed to ross.futch@va.gov

Disclaimer and Important Notes. This notice does not obligate the Government to award a contract or otherwise pay for the information provided in response. The Government reserves the right to use information provided by respondents for any purpose deemed necessary and legally appropriate. Any organization responding to this notice should ensure that its response is complete and sufficiently detailed to allow the Government to determine the organization s qualifications to perform the work. Respondents are advised that the Government is under no obligation to acknowledge receipt of the information received or provide feedback to respondents with respect to any information submitted. After a review of the responses received, a pre-solicitation synopsis and solicitation may be published in Federal Business Opportunities. However, responses to this notice will not be considered adequate responses to a solicitation.

Confidentiality. No proprietary, classified, confidential, or sensitive information should be included in your response. The Government reserves the right to use any non-proprietary technical information in any resultant solicitation(s).

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