International Bid Contractor
|Title:||CLSI standard Blood Serum Pools|
|Posted Date:||Aug 18, 2012|
|Due Date:||Aug 24, 2012|
|Place of Performance:||USA|
Added: Aug 18, 2012 3:31 pmSUBJECT: Blood Serum Pools
SOLICITATION NUMBER: 2012-Q-15090
RESPONSE DUE DATE/TIME: 24 August 2012/ Before 2:00 pm (1400) EASTERN TIME
SECTION A - DESCRIPTION
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; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.
This solicitation is a Request for Quote (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 05-40.
The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 621511 - Medical Laboratories with a Standard Size of less than $13.5 million in revenues. THIS IS A TOTAL SMALL BUSINESS SET-ASIDE.
This is an RFQ for the procurement of (2) sets of multiple serum pools of commutable frozen human serum pools derived from units of whole blood prepared in accordance to Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) document C-37A. The CDC's Division of Laboratory Sciences (DLS) has a requirement for serum pools for use in its lipid standardization program, hormone standardization program, and the sTfR commutability project. The Government intends to award a Firm Fixed-Price contract as a result of this solicitation that will include the terms and conditions that are set forth herein.
SECTION B - SUPPLIES OR SERVICES AND PRICES/COSTS
B.1. DESCRIPTION OF SUPPLIES & SERVICES
TOTAL AGGREGATE AMOUNT (CLINS 0001 THRU 0003): $
SECTION C - DESCRIPTION/SPECIFICATIONS/WORK STATEMENT
Two sets of multiple serum pools of commutable frozen human serum pools derived from units of whole blood prepared in accordance to Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) document C-37A to include:
Set One consists of 6 pools of serum.
Set Two consisting of 1 pool of serum:
The Contractor shall guarantee that the sets were prepared in accordance with Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) document C-37A.
SECTION D - PACKING, MARKING AND SHIPPING
D.1. All deliverables required under this contract shall be packaged, marked and shipped in accordance with Government specifications. At a minimum, all deliverables shall be marked with the contract number and contractor name.
D.2. The Contractor shall guarantee that all required materials shall be delivered in immediate usable and acceptable condition.
SECTION E - INSPECTION AND ACCEPTANCE
E.1. The Project Officer will perform inspection and acceptance of the delivered supplies.
E.2. Inspection and acceptance will be performed at the delivery location identified below. Acceptance is communicated in writing unless otherwise indicated in writing by the Contracting Officer or the Project Officer within 15 days of receipt.
SECTION F - DELIVERIES OR PERFORMANCE
F.1.1. DELIVERY DATE:
WITHIN 60 DAYS OF DATE OF AWARD
F.1.2. DELIVERY LOCATION
All Deliveries will be made to:
F.1.3 F.O.B. POINT
F.2. CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE, FAR 52.252-2 (FEB 1998)
SECTION G - CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION DATA
G.1. GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATIVES
No information, other than that which may be contained in an authorized modification to this contract, duly issued by the Contracting Officer, which may be received from any person employed by the United States Government, or otherwise, shall be considered grounds for deviation from any stipulation of this contract.
(End of Clause)
G.2. INVOICE SUBMISSION
(a) The Government shall use electronic funds transfer to the maximum extent possible when making payments under this contract. FAR 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer - Central Contractor Registration, in Section I, requires the contractor to designate in writing a financial institution for receipt of electronic funds transfer payments.
(b) In addition to Central Contractor Registration, the contractor shall make the designation by submitting the form titled "ACH Vendor/Miscellaneous Payment Enrollment Form" to the address indicated below. Note: The form may be obtained by contacting the Contracting Officer or the CDC Financial Management Office at (404) 718-8100.
(c) In cases where the contractor has previously provided such designation, i.e., pursuant to a prior contract/order, and been enrolled in the program, the form is not required unless the designated financial institution has changed.
(d) The completed form shall be mailed after award, but no later than 14 calendar days before an invoice is submitted, to the following address:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(End of Clause)
G2.2. CDCAG001 - Invoice Submission (Mar 2006)
(End of Clause)
SECTION H - SPECIAL CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS
I.1. CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE, FAR 52.252-2(FEB 1998)
SECTION J - LIST OF ATTACHMENTS
SECTION K - REPRESENTATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND OTHER STATEMENT OF OFFERORS
K.1 Offer shall include a completed copy of the provision at FAR Clause 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items (See Section I).
SECTION L - INSTRUCTIONS TO THE OFFERORS
L.1. CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE, FAR 52.252-1(FEB 1998)
L.1.2. FAR clause, 52.212-1 Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference (Feb 1998); [NAICS Code: 334516]
L.1.3. The quote shall be submitted electronically via e-mail to the Contracting Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org before 2:00 pm (1400) EASTERN TIME on 24 Aug 2012.
L.1.4. QUESTIONS DEADLINE: All questions shall be received by email (email@example.com) before 2:00 pm (1400) EASTERN TIME on 15 Aug 2012.
L.1.5. All email responses to this notice must identify the RFQ# in the subject line of the email.
L.1.6. FAXED OR MAILED PROPOSALS AND/OR QUESTIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
SECTION M - CRITERIA FOR AWARD
M.1.1. This is an all or none procurement. Offerors must quote on all or none of the line items.
M.1.2. Award will be made to offeror who offers the lowest overall price.
M.1.4. A written notice of award or acceptance of an offer, mailed or otherwise furnished to the
Contracting Office Address:
2920 Brandywine Road, Room 3000
Atlanta, Georgia 30341-4146
Place of Performance:
4770 Buford Highway
Atlanta, Georgia 30341
Primary Point of Contact.:
Vallerie M Redd,