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Decontamination Supplies for the Animal Care Facility

National Eye Institute / National Institute of Health

Announcement/Number:  EE21-005299
Post Date: July 23, 2021
Closing Response Date: August 6, 2021
Proposed Award Date: August 9, 2021
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,
North American Classification System (NAICS) Code (include): 325611
Classification Code:  Soap and Other Detergent Manufacturing



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.




•    Acidulate 28 is a blend of citric and organic acids that includes special wetting agents and detergents. Requires 900 each
•    Enviro-Kleen 100 is a chemically balanced cleaning compound designed specifically for re- circulating spray washing systems. Requires 623 each
•    WWN-1 is a highly-aIkaIine, liquid caustic that raises the pH of acidic solutions. Requires 295 each
•    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. Requires 3 each of the 15-gal


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



Firm Fixed 


BLDG 49 RM B1W28



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) 

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 06, 2021 and must reference number EE21-005299. Responses may be submitted electronically to 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: July 23, 2021