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Purchase of Cell Separator and Multi-24 Column Block


Announcement/Number: EE18-007195

Post Date: August 13, 2018

Closing Response Date: August 23, 2018

Proposed Award Date: August 29, 2018

Project Title: Purchase of Cell Separator and multi-24 column block

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

Contact Point/Contracting Officer/Contract Specialist: Elaine Estrella,

Acquisition Authority: This acquisition is being conducted under Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Part 13 – Simplified Acquisition Procedures, and the resultant contract award will include all applicable provisions and clauses in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular.

North American Classification System (NAICS) Code (include): 334516

Classification Code: N/A

Set-aside Status: None



Part #: 130-098-637

Quantity: 1

MultiMacs Cell24 Separator PLUS


  • MultiMACS Cell24 Separator
  • Vacuum-Impluse Elution Station
  • Elution Chamber Base
  • Elution Chamber Lid I (for elution into Deep well Plates)
  • Elution Chamber Lid II (for elution into 5 ml tubes)
  • Single Column Adapter (for isolations using LS,LD, or Whole Blood Columns)
  • Column Blank Holder and 9 Column Blanks
  • Multi 24 Column Block and 24-well Deep Well Plate
  • 24-well Deep Well Plate (2x)
  • 5ml Tube Rack
  • user manual

Part #: 130-095-692

Quantiy: 1

Multi-24 Column Block

  • 1 MultiMACS Cell 24 column for 24 cell separations, including one 24-well Deep Well Plates, sterile packaged, ready to use.


Statutory Authority:

This acquisition is conducted under the authority of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 13—Simplified Acquisition Procedures, Subpart 13.106-1 (b) (1), Soliciting from a single source and is not expected to exceed the simplified acquisition threshold.  Contracts awarded using FAR Part 13—Simplified Acquisition Procedures are exempt from the requirements of FAR Part 6—Competition Requirements.

Brand Name Justification

This is a request for brand name only requirement. The lab is currently using similar Multimacs cell separator system and the materials and supplies are currently compatible with Miltenyi brand product. Any substitution will alter the result of the expected experiment.

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 23, 2018  and must reference number EE18-007195. 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 15, 2019