Home : Bid Description

Program Summary

Title:CLSI standard Blood Serum Pools
Solicitation No.:2012-Q-15090
Source: https://www.fbo.gov/?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=6fa802ab0ed2429a172c6fd31538d267&tab=cor...
Posted Date:Aug 18, 2012
Due Date:Aug 24, 2012
Nation:USA
Place of Performance:USA

Bid Description

Solicitation Number:
2012-Q-15090
Notice Type:
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Synopsis:
Added: Aug 18, 2012 3:31 pm
SUBJECT: 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


CLIN SUPPLIES/SERVICES
QTY UNIT PRICE EXTENDED
PRICE
0001 Serum Set One (Consisting of 6 pools of serum) prepared as specified in the Work Statement.
0002 Serum Set Two (Consisting of 1 pool of blood serum) prepared as specified in the Work Statement.
0003 Shipping and Handing as specified in the Work Statement


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.
1. C37-A-271,Common Pool TC:190 ± 5 mg/dL, TG:≤200mg/dL, HDLC:55 ± 5 mg/dL, Qty 4700 mLs [2860mL for LSP(1.3mL vial fills) and 1840mL for CRMLN, (2.3mL vial fills)].
2. C37-A-275, Low HDLC Pool Level 1 TG:≤200mg/dL,HDLC:32 ± 2mg/dL, Qty 1878 mLs [728mL for LSP(1.3mL vial fills) and 1840mL for CRMLN, (2.3mL vial fills)].
3. C37-A-285, Low HDLC Pool Level 2 TG:≤230mg/dL,HDLC:34 ± 2mg/dL, Qty 1878 mLs [728mL for LSP(1.3mL vial fills) and 1840mL for CRMLN, (2.3mL vial fills)].
4. C37-A-295, Low HDLC Pool Level 3 TG:≤180mg/dL,HDLC:35 ± 2mg/dL, Qty 1878 mLs [728mL for LSP(1.3mL vial fills) and 1840mL for CRMLN, (2.3mL vial fills)].
5. C37-A Aliquotted, 40 individual donors with lipid specifications-Serum.
[10 donors, TC mg/dL 261-400, TG mg/dL 200-300, HDLC mg/dL ~30 ± 3mg/dL]
[10 donors, TC mg/dL 221-260, TG mg/dL 221-300, HDLC mg/dL ~40 ± 3mg/dL] [10 donors, TC mg/dL 181-220, TG mg/dL 151-220, HDLC mg/dL ~50 ± 3mg/dL] [10 donors, TC mg/dL 120-180, TG mg/dL 70-150, HDLC mg/dL ~60 ± 3mg/dL]
6. C37-A Aliquotted, 90 individual donors with hormone specifications-Serum (Low Hg).
7. Shipping and Handling: Dry Ice
8. Shipping and Handling Styro and Overwrap


Set Two consisting of 1 pool of serum:
1. C37-A Aliquotted, 30 individual donor units with specifications, Serum (Low Hg).
2. Shipping and Handling: Dry Ice
3. Shipping and Handling Styro and Overwrap


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. DELIVERIES


F.1.1. DELIVERY DATE:


WITHIN 60 DAYS OF DATE OF AWARD


F.1.2. DELIVERY LOCATION


All Deliveries will be made to:

CDC (NCEH)
4770 Buford Highway
Atlanta, Georgia 30341


F.1.3 F.O.B. POINT


Destination


F.2. CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE, FAR 52.252-2 (FEB 1998)
F.2.1. This contract incorporates the following clause(s) by reference, with the same force and effect as if it were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make its full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address: http://www.acquisition.gov/comp/far/index.html.
F.2.2. FAR 52.247-35, F.O.B. Destination Within Consignees Premises (April 1984)


SECTION G - CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION DATA


G.1. GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATIVES
G.1.1. Contracting Officer (CO) (Jul 1999)
The Contracting Officer is the only individual who can legally commit the Government to the expenditure of public funds. No person other than the Contracting Officer can make any changes to the terms, conditions, general provisions, or other stipulations of this contract.


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
G.2.1. Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer (Dec 2005)


(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
Financial Management Office (FMO)
P.O. Box 15580
Atlanta, GA 30333
Or - Fax copy to: 404-638-5342


(End of Clause)


G2.2. CDCAG001 - Invoice Submission (Mar 2006)
(a) The Contractor may submit the original invoice/voucher via email:
Email: FMOAPINV@CDC.GOV FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT OFFICE
Email: GFJ3@CDC.GOV CONTRACTING OFFICER
Email: BYJ7@CDC.GOV PROJECT OFFICER
(c) In accordance with 5 CFR part 1315 (Prompt Payment), CDC's Financial Management Office is the designated billing office for the purpose of determining the payment due date under FAR 32.904.
(d) The Contractor shall include (as a minimum) the following information on each invoice:
(1) Contractor's Name & Address
(2) Contractor's Tax Identification Number (TIN)
(3) Purchase Order/Contract Number and Task Order Number, if Appropriate
(4) Invoice Number
(5) Invoice Date
(6) Contract Line Item Number and Description of Item
(7) Quantity
(8) Unit Price & Extended Amount for each line item
(9) Shipping and Payment Terms
(10) Total Amount of Invoice
(11) Name, title and telephone number of person to be notified in the event of a defective invoice
(12) Payment Address, if different from the information in (c)(1).
(13) DUNS + 4 Number


(End of Clause)


SECTION H - SPECIAL CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS


Not Applicable



SECTION I - CONTRACT CLAUSES


I.1. CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE, FAR 52.252-2(FEB 1998)
I.1.1. This contract incorporates the following clause(s) by reference, with the same force and effect as if it were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make its full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address: http://www.acquisition.gov/comp/far/index.html.
I.1.2. 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items (Feb 2012)
I.1.3. 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items (Feb 2012)
I.1.4 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items including subparagraphs (Feb 2012):
52.203-5 Covenant Against Contingent Fees (Apr 1984)
52.203-6 Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government (Sep 2006)
52.203-7 Anti-Kickback Procedures (Jul 1995)
52.219-6 Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside (Nov 2011) (15 U.S.C. 644)
52.222-3 Convict Labor (Jun 2003)
52.222-19 Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (Jul 2010)
52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Feb 1999)
52.222-26 Equal Opportunity (Mar 2007)
52.222-36 Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (Oct 2010)
52.222-54 Employment Eligibility Verification (Jan 2009)
52.225-1 Buy American Act-Supplies (Nov 2011)
52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (June 2008)
52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Fund Transfer-Central Contractor Registration (Oct 2003)
52.233-2 Service of Protest (Sep 2006)
52.233-3 Protest after Award (Aug 1996)
52.233-4 Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (Oct 2004)
52.243-1 Changes-Fixed Price (Aug 1987)
I.1.7. 352.202-1 Definitions (Jan 2006)
I.1.8. 352.203-70 Anti-lobbying (Jan 2006)
I.1.9. 352.222-70 Contactor Cooperation in Equal Employment Opportunity Investigations (2010)
I.1.10. 352.223-70 Safety and Health (Jan 2006)
I.1.11. 352.239-70 Standard for Security Configurations (Jan 2010)
I.1.12. 352.239-71 Standard for Encryption Language (Jan 2010)
I.1.13. 352.239-72 Security Requirements for Federal Information Technology Resources (Jan 2010)
I.1.14. 352.242-71 Tobacco-free Facilities (Jan 2006)=


SECTION J - LIST OF ATTACHMENTS


None


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.1.1. 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): http://www.acquisition.gov/comp/far/index.html.


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 gfj3@cdc.gov before 2:00 pm (1400) EASTERN TIME on 24 Aug 2012.


L.1.4. QUESTIONS DEADLINE: All questions shall be received by email (gfj3@cdc.gov) 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. 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.1.3. CDC intends to make an award soon after the response date of this notice.


M.1.4. 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.


Contracting Office Address:
2920 Brandywine Road, Room 3000
Atlanta, Georgia 30341-4146
Place of Performance:
CDC (NCEH)
4770 Buford Highway
Atlanta, Georgia 30341
United States
Primary Point of Contact.:
Vallerie M Redd,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 770-488-2845
Fax: 770-488-2670

FREE Email Alert

Get Free Bids Email

Customize your email to get bids and tenders that match your business