PUBLIC NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACQUISITION

National Eye Institute / National Institute of Health

 

Announcement/Number:  EE20-005074

Post Date: August 14, 2020

Closing Response Date: August 24, 2020

Proposed Award Date: August 25, 2020

Project Title: Decontamination Supplies for the Animal Care Facility

Contracting Office: National Eye Institute, Building 31, Room 6A52

Contact Point/Contracting Officer/Contract Specialist: Elaine Estrella, estrellaek@mail.nih.gov

North American Classification System (NAICS) Code (include): 325611

Classification Code:  Soap and Other Detergent Manufacturing

 

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

The National Eye Institute (NEI), Division of Intramural Research (DIR), VRRS, functions as lead IC for the Building 49 Central Animal Facility which provides animal care services to six (6) ICs on the NIH Bethesda campus. The Building 49 Central Animal Facility houses approximately over 20,000 cages of rodents and over 500 cages of NHP in support of the mission of six (6) ICs occupying the facility.

 

PRODUCT SPECIFICATION:

Description

  • Acidulate 28 is a blend of citric and organic acids that includes special wetting agents and detergents.
  • Enviro-Kleen 100 is a chemically balanced cleaning compound designed specifically for re- circulating spray washing systems.
  • WWN-1 is a highly-aIkaIine, liquid caustic that raises the pH of acidic solutions.
  • Quiptrol 3000 is a ready-to-use liquid chlorine dioxide concentrate that can be applied in one step, at room temperature, to water via simple chemical feed pump that is approved by US EPA for water purification.

 

PAYMENT

Payment will be made 30 days after internal receiving in NIH system.

 

AWARD TYPE            

Firm Fixed

 

DELIVERY

NATIONAL EYE INSTITUTE/ NIH
49 CONVENT DRIVE
BLDG 49, RM B1W28
BETHESDA MD 20892

 

BASIS OF AWARD

A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed contract acquisition based upon responses to the notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. Information received will normally be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement. This notice does not obligate the Government to award a contract or otherwise pay for the information provided in response. The Government reserves the right to use information provided by respondents for any purpose deemed necessary and legally appropriate. Any organization responding to this notice should ensure that its response is complete and sufficiently detailed. Information provided will be used to assess tradeoffs and alternatives available for the potential requirement and may lead to the development of a solicitation. Respondents are advised that the Government is under no obligation to acknowledge receipt of the information received or provide feedback to respondents with respect to any information submitted. Any solicitation resulting from the analysis of information obtained will be announced to the public in Federal Business Opportunities in accordance with the FAR Part 5. However, responses to this notice will not be considered adequate responses to a solicitation. No proprietary, classified, confidential, or

sensitive information should be included in your response. The Government reserves the right to use any nonproprietary technical information in any resultant solicitation(s).

 

Closing Statement: This notice is not a request for competitive proposals.  However, interested parties may identify their interest and capability to respond to this notice.  Responses to this notice shall contain sufficient information to establish the interested parties’ bona-fide capabilities for fulfilling the requirement and include: unit price, list price, shipping and handling costs, the delivery period after contract award, the prompt payment discount terms, the F.O.B. Point (Destination or Origin), the Dun & Bradstreet Number (DUNS), the Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN), and the certification of business size. All offerors must have an active registration in the System for Award Management (SAM) www.sam.gov

A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed action based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. The information received will normally be considered solely for the purposes of determining whether to proceed on a non-competitive basis or to conduct a competitive procurement.

All responses must be received by August 24, 2020 and must reference number EE20-005074Responses may be submitted electronically to estrellaek@mail.nih.gov or hand delivered in person. Fax responses will not be accepted.

“All responsible sources may submit a bid, proposal, or quotation which shall be considered by the agency.”

Last updated: August 14, 2020