Request for Quote (RFQ) #: 36C25920Q0598
Laminar Flow Glovebox
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items 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; quotes are being requested via NASA SEWP (Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement) for the PURCHASE an 3 Foot Laminar Flow Glovebox. This requirement is a Brand Name or Equal; all Brand names that are listed are PLACE HOLDERS
* The deadline for all questions is 12:00PM MT, August 13, 2020
All questions must be submitted in writing no later than the question cut-off date marked above. All questions will be answered officially through an amendment to the solicitation.
** Quotes are to be provided through the NASA SEWP Quote Request Tool no later than 12:00PM MT, August 14, 2020.
Quotes shall not be hand carried. Faxed quotes shall not be accepted. Quotes submitted email are the only method of submitting quotes. The Government reserves the right to make award solely on initial Quotes received. Offerors bear the burden of ensuring that all portions of the offer (and any authorized amendments) reach the designated office before the deadline specified in the solicitation. This RFQ shall be completed in its entirety, and signed and dated, failure shall not be considered for award.
This is a Request for Quote (RFQ) and the solicitation number is 36C25920Q0596. The government anticipates awarding a firm-fixed price contract resulting from this solicitation.
This solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) FAC 2020-07/08-03-2020
The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 339113 with a small business size standard of 750 Employees. This solicitation is a 100% set-aside for Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSBs). Verification in Vendor Information Pages at https://www.vip.vetbiz.va.gov/ is required.
List of Line Items
DESCRIPTION OF SUPPLIES/SERVICES
3 Foot Laminar Flow Glovebox
–Programmable Electrical Height
–Sealed Port in Side Panel 131.93 131.93
Port for Passage of Data Cables, Four (4) Cord Fittings with Diameters between 0.16″ and 0.57″
–Stainless 9″ x 14″ Garbage Can
–Additional Pair of Sleeves 27″ Length, 10″ Gloveport Nitrile (GREEN)
–Isolator Starter Kit-Positive 366.50 366.50
Positive Pressure Starter Kit Includes: Red BD Sharps Container, 20 pairs of
sterile gloves-size XL, 1 pack of IPA Saturated Wipes, 1 pack of (5) 9×9 dry wipes, 1 bottle of Sterile IPA 70/30, Stainless Steel Mop Handle with Mop Heads.
–24 Month Warranty
Description of Requirements for the items to be acquired: Brand Name or Equal to
Germfree Stainless-Steel Laminar Flow Glovebox Isolator LFGI-3USP: 54 wide (39 wide at base) 32 deep 80 high
3 Foot Laminar Flow Glovebox
Programmable Electrical Height
Sealed Port in Side Panel 131.93 131.93 Port for Passage of Data Cables, Four (4) Cord Fittings with Diameters between 0.16″ and 0.57″
Stainless 9″ x 14″ Garbage Can
Additional Pair of Sleeves 27″ Length, 10″ Gloveport Nitrile (GREEN)
Isolator Starter Kit-Positive 366.50 366.50
Positive Pressure Starter Kit Includes: Red BD Sharps Container, 20 pairs of sterile gloves-size XL, 1 pack of IPA Saturated Wipes, 1 pack of (5) 9×9 dry wipes, 1 bottle of Sterile IPA 70/30, Stainless Steel Mop Handle with Mop Heads.
24 Month Warranty
Delivery and acceptance are to be F.O.B Destination (FAR 52.247-34) at
Department of Veterans Affairs
Rocky Mountain Regional VAMC
1700 N Wheeling Street
Aurora CO 80045
52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors–Commercial
ADDENDUM to FAR 52.212-1 INSTRUCTIONS TO OFFERORS COMMERCIAL
Gray market items are Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) goods sold through unauthorized channels in direct competition with authorized distributors. This procurement is for new OEM medical supplies, medical equipment and/or services contracts for maintenance of medical equipment (i.e. replacement parts) for VA Medical Centers.Ã‚Â No remanufactures or gray market items will be acceptable.
Offeror shall be an OEM, authorized dealer, authorized distributor or authorized reseller for the proposed medical supplies, medical equipment and/or services contracts for maintenance of medical equipment (i.e. replacement parts), 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.Ã‚Â All software licensing, warranty and service associated with the medical supplies, medical equipment and/or services contracts for maintenance of medical equipment shall be in accordance with the OEM terms and conditions.
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, any remanufactured or gray market item(s) delivered to a VA medical facility upon discovery of such items.
Any award made as a result of this solicitation will be made on an All or Nothing Basis.
State if quoted items are available and priced through offerors existing Government-wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC), GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) contract, or VA-wide Acquisition Contract.
If the acquisition is set-aside for SDVOSBs/VOSBs, their socioeconomic status must be VIP verified and visible in the VA Vendor Information Pages (VIP): https://www.vip.vetbiz.gov/ at the time of quote submission AND award, or will be considered non-responsive, and will NOT be considered for award.
Offerors are warned against contacting any VA personnel other than the Contracting Officer and Contract Specialist prior to placement of any award made resulting from this RFQ. If such contact occurs and found to be prejudicial to competing contactors, the offeror making such contact may be excluded from award considerations.
All proprietary information shall be clearly and properly marked. If the Offeror submits annexes, documentation, attachments or the like, not specifically required by this solicitation, such will count against the Offeror s page limitations unless otherwise indicated in the specific volume instructions below.
All information shall be confined to the appropriate file. The offeror shall confine submissions to essential matters, sufficient to define the quote and provide an adequate basis for evaluation. Offerors are responsible for including sufficient details, in a concise manner, to permit a complete and accurate evaluation of each quote.
Submission of quote shall include the following: (I) Price (II) Proof of Meeting the Special Standards of Responsibility
Volume I Price (utilizing format of paragraph (v) above)
Price – The offeror shall complete the pricing schedule provided in Section (v) above: Price/Cost Schedule.
Volume II Proof of Meeting the Special Standards of Responsibility
The offeror must provide proof of being an authorized distributor of the OEM with the capability of performing all requirements of the Statement of Work.
(End of Addendum to 52.212-1)
52.212-2, Evaluation–Commercial Items
ADDENDUM to FAR 52.212-2 EVALUATION COMMERCIAL ITEMS:
(a) This is FAR Part 16 acquisition utilizing Price-Only with Special Standards of Responsibility. The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government considering price and special standards of responsibility. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers:
Price The Government will evaluate offers by adding all line item prices – the Total of All CLINS will be that sum. The Government may use various price analysis techniques and procedures to make a price reasonableness determination. Offers that do not meet the special standards of responsibility shall not be selected regardless of price.
Special Standards of Responsibility The offeror must be an authorized distributor of the products with the capability of performing all requirements of the Statement of Work.
(b) A written notice of award or acceptance of an offer, mailed or otherwise furnished to the successful offeror within the time for acceptance specified in the offer, shall result in a binding contract without further action by either party. Before the offer s specified expiration time, the Government may accept an offer (or part of an offer), whether or not there are negotiations after its receipt, unless a written notice of withdrawal is received before award.
(c) All Offerors are advised that, in the interest of efficiency, the Government reserves the right to conduct the review in the most effective manner. Specifically, the Government may first sort the quotes of all Offerors by price from lowest price to the highest. Thereafter, the Government will review the special standards of responsibility of the lowest priced quote only. If the lowest priced Offeror s special standards of responsibility are determined to be acceptable and meets the requirements, the Government may make award to that Offeror without further reviews of the remaining Offerors special standards of responsibility. If the lowest priced Offeror s is determined to not meet the special standards of responsibility, then the Government may review the special standards of responsibility for next lowest priced quote, and so on, until the Government reaches a quote that is determined to meet the special standards of responsibility requirements.
(End of Addendum to 52.212-2)
Offerors are advised to include a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications Commercial Items, with the offer.
52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions–Commercial Items applies to this acquisition
52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders–Commercial Items
FAR 52.212-5 applies to this acquisition with the following FAR clauses incorporated by reference;
Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government (SEPT 2006), with Alternate I (OCT 1995) (41 U.S.C. 4704 and 10 U.S.C. 2402)
Reporting Executive Compensation & First-Tier Subcontract Awards (OCT 2016) (Pub. L. 109-282) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note)
Protecting the Government s Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment (OCT 2015) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note)
Utilization of Small Business Concerns (NOV 2016) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(2) and (3));
Post Award Small Business Program Representation (Jul 2013) (15 U.S.C 632(a)(2))
Convict Labor (June 2003) (E.O. 11755)
Child Labor Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (OCT 2016) (E.O. 13126)
Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (APR 2015)
Equal Opportunity (SEP 2016) (E.O. 11246)
Equal Opportunity for Veterans (OCT 2015) (38 U.S.C. 4212)
Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (JUL 2014) (29 U.S.C. 793)
Employment Reports on Veterans (FEB 2016) (38 U.S.C. 4212)
Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (DEC 2010) (E.O. 13496)
Combating Trafficking in Persons (MAR 2015) (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O. 13627)
Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (AUG 2011)
FAR 52.225 5
Trade Agreements (OCT 2016) (19 U.S.C. 2501, et seq., 19 U.S.C. 3301 note)
Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (JUN 2008) (E.O.’s, proclamations, and statutes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury)
Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer System for Award Management (Jul 2013) (31 U.S.C. 3332)
Additional contract requirements or terms and conditions:
52.252-2, Clauses Incorporated by Reference (Feb 1998)
This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this/these address(es):
The following FAR clauses are incorporated by reference:
The following VAAR clauses are to be incorporated by reference:
52.252-1, Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference (Feb 1998)
This solicitation incorporates one or more solicitation provisions by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. The offeror is cautioned that the listed provisions may include blocks that must be completed by the offeror and submitted with its quotation or offer. In lieu of submitting the full text of those provisions, the offeror may identify the provision by paragraph identifier and provide the appropriate information with its quotation or offer. Also, the full text of a solicitation provision may be accessed electronically at this/these address(es):
The following FAR provisions are to be incorporated by reference:
The following VAAR provisions are to be incorporated by reference:
The Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) does not apply.
Offers are due to be submitted through the NASA SEWP Quote Request Tool no later than 12:00pm ET, August 20, 2019.
Name and email of the individual to contact for information regarding the solicitation: