THIS REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI) IS ISSUED SOLELY FOR INFORMATION AND PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A SOLICITATION. THE SUBMISSION OF PRICING, CAPABILITIES FOR PLANNING PURPOSES, AND OTHER MARKET INFORMATION IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED AND ALLOWED UNDER THIS RFI IN ACCORDANCE WITH (IAW) FAR 15.201 (e).
The purpose of this synopsis is to gain knowledge of potential qualified sources and their size classification (hubzone, 8(a), small, small disadvantage, veteran owned small business (VOSB), service disabled veteran owned small business (SDVOSB), or large business) relative to NAICS 334516, size standard 1,000 employees. Note that if VA s pending market research establishes that two or more VOSB/SDVOSB s who are eligible, capable and certified at VA s VIP database, VA will set aside the underlying solicitation per 38 U.S.C. Ã‚Â§8127.Ã‚Â
Information received will normally be considered solely for the purpose of making appropriate acquisition decisions to fulfill this requirement. This notice will assist the VA in determining sources only and a solicitation is not currently available. This notice is neither a formal solicitation nor a request for competitive proposals. A determination by the Government to compete this action based on this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. After review of all responses to this sources sought synopsis, a solicitation announcement may be published on beta.SAM.gov and/or GSA eBuy! .
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Network Contracting Office 22, located at 4811 Airport Plaza Drive, Long Beach CA 90815 has a requirement to establish a procurement for Quality Control reagents & supplies. The reagents & supplies must be Food & Drug Administration approved (FDA) and have been validated on equipment at each participating VA Healthcare facility. The reagents & supplies shall be delivered to the following facilities:
1. New Mexico VA Healthcare System
1501 San Pedro SE.
Albuquerque, NM 87108
2. Northern Arizona VA Healthcare System
500 HW 89N.
Prescott, AZ 86313
3. Phoenix VA Healthcare System
650 E Indian School Road.
Phoenix, AZ 85012
4. Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System
3601 S 6th Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85723
5. VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
11301 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90073
6. VA Loma Linda Healthcare System
11201 Benton Street.
Loma Linda, CA 92357
7. VA Long Beach Healthcare System
5901 East 7th Street.
Long Beach, CA 90822
8. VA San Diego Healthcare System
3350 La Jolla Village Drive.
San Diego, CA 92161
See Attachment A. for more details.
Notice: Gray market items/ supplies will not be acceptable. Interested parties must be an authorized reseller, distributor, or dealer of the O.E.M. (Original Equipment Manufacturer). Verification can be provided by an authorization letter or other documents from the OEM. Must be an authorized distributor.
In response to this announcement, please provide the requested information below:
1. Company Name:
3. Contact Name:
4. Phone No:
7. Business size information
Select all that applies:
Emerging Small Business
Small Disadvantaged Business
Certified under Section 8(a) of the Small Business Act
Certified Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small in Vetbiz.gov
Certified Veteran Owned Small Business in Vetbiz.gov
8. FSS/ GSA Contract Holder
FSS/ GSA Contract Number
Effective Date / Expiration Date
9. Is your company considered small under the NAICS code 334516?
10. Are you authorized distributor?
For inquiries please reference Source Sought Notice 36C26221Q0498 in email subject line. All inquiries will only be accepted in writing via email to Anthony.DelaCruz@va.gov .