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Univo Decapper, brand name or equal

General Information

Document Type:PRESOL
Posted Date:Jan 16, 2019
Category: Instruments and Laboratory Equipment
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

6001 Executive Boulevard Room 4211, MSC 9559 Bethesda MD 20892-9559

Description

(i) This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6 as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. (ii) The solicitation number is 75N95019Q00055 and the solicitation is issued as a request for quotation (RFQ). This acquisition is for a commercial item and is conducted under the authority of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 13-Simplified Acquisition Procedures; FAR Subpart 13.5- Simplified Procedures for Certain Commercial Items; and FAR Part 12-Acquisition of Commercial Items, and is not expected to exceed the simplified acquisition threshold. (iii) The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-101, dated October 26, 2018. (iv) The associated NAICS code is 334516 and the small business size standard is 1,000 employees. This requirement is set aside exclusively for Small Business. Description (v) NCATS seeks to purchase a septum cap removal system, the Univo Electric Decapper or brand-name equal decapper. An electric decapper automatically removes caps from multiple storage tubes simultaneously and eliminates the stress of manual decapping. The specific brand-name product information and salient characteristics are as follows: Name: Univo Electric Decapper DC480 Quantity: One (1) Manufacturer: Micronic Product Code: MP3500 Salient Characteristics • No adapters required • Decaps 96 caps in 8 seconds • Friendly user interface for an easy selection of tube size • Can utilize a voltage range of 115-230V • CE-approved and conform UL • Operates stand-alone or in a fully automated environment • Remote controlled via RS-232 serial connector with DB9 connector • Compatible with the complete Micronic range of 96-format tubes up to 1.40 mL • Also compatible with ThermoMatrix brand of tubes and caps • Includes a warranty of at least three years (vi) Delivery is to occur within three (3) weeks after receipt of order. Delivery shall be made to the below address with FOB Destination. A specific point of contact will be indicated on the purchase order. National Center for the Advancement of Translational Sciences 9800 Medical Center Drive Rockville, MD 20850 (vii) The Government plans to award a contract resulting from this solicitation. The resulting award will be made to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate quotations: Technical Capability, Past Performance, and Price. (viii) The anticipated award date is Tuesday, January 29, 2019. Provisions and Clauses (ix) The provision at FAR 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): www.acquisition.gov. The following provisions apply to this acquisition and are incorporated by reference: • The provision at FAR 52.204-7, System for Award Management (Oct 2018) • The provision at FAR 52.204-16, Commercial and Government Entity Code Reporting (Jul 2016) • The provision at FAR 52.211-6, Brand Name or Equal (Aug 1999) • The provision at FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items (Oct 2018) • The provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items (Oct 2018) (x) The clause at FAR 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): www.acquisition.gov. The following clauses apply to this acquisition and are incorporated by reference: • The clause at FAR 52.204-13, System for Award Management Maintenance (Oct 2018) • The clause at FAR 52.204-18, Commercial and Government Entity Code Maintenance (Jul 2016) • The clause at FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items (Oct 2018) • The clause at HHSAR 352.222-70, Contractor Cooperation in Equal Employement Opportunity Investigations (December 18, 2015) (xi) The following provisions and clauses apply to this acquisition and are attached in full text: • The clause at FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items (Oct 2018) • NIH Invoice and Payment Provisions (2/2014) (xii) One or more of the items under this acquisition is subject to Free Trade Agreements. (xiii) There are no additional contract requirement(s) or terms and conditions applicable to this acquisition. (xiv) The Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) are not applicable to this requirement. (xv) Responses to this solicitation must include sufficient information to establish the interested parties bona-fide capabilities of providing the product or service. The price quote shall include: unit price, list price, shipping and handling costs, delivery days after contract award, delivery terms, prompt payment discount terms, product or catalog number(s); product description; what the warranty covers; and any other information or factors that may be considered in the award decision. Such factors may include: past performance; special features required for effective program performance; trade-in considerations; probable life of the item selected as compared with that of a comparable item; warranty considerations; maintenance availability; and environmental and energy efficiency considerations. The Dun & Bradstreet Number (DUNS), the Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN), and the certification of business size must be included in the response. All offerors must have an active registration in the System for Award Management (SAM) www.sam.gov. All responses must be received by 12:00pm EDT on Thursday, January 24, 2019, and reference solicitation number 75N95019Q00055. Responses must be submitted electronically to Jeff Schmidt, Contracting Officer, at schmidtjr@mail.nih.gov, with a copy to Kimberly Espinosa, Contract Specialist, at kimberly.espinosa@nih.gov. Fax responses will not be accepted. (xvi) The name and telephone number of the individual to contact for information regarding the solicitation is Jeff Schmidt, Contracting Officer, at 301-402-1488 or schmidtjr@mail.nih.gov. (xvii) All responsible sources may submit a bid, proposal, or quotation which shall be considered by the agency. NOTE: THIS NOTICE WAS NOT POSTED TO FEDBIZOPPS ON THE DATE INDICATED IN THE NOTICE ITSELF (16-JAN-2019); HOWEVER, IT DID APPEAR IN THE FEDBIZOPPS FTP FEED ON THIS DATE. PLEASE CONTACT 877-472-3779 or fbo.support@gsa.gov REGARDING THIS ISSUE.

Original Point of Contact

POC Jeffrey Schmidt, Contracting Officer, Phone (301) 402-1488, - Kimberly Espinosa, Contract Specialist, Phone (301) 827-3546

Place of Performance

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