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Sliding Microtome, SM2010 R, Configured (Closes 8/30/2023)


National Eye Institute / National Institutes of Health

Announcement/Number:  RS23-005557

Post Date: August 23, 2023

Closing Response Date: August 30, 2023

Proposed Award Date: September 8, 2023

Project Title: Sliding Microtome, SM2010 R, Configured

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

Contact Point/Contracting Officer/Contract Specialist: Bonnie Zimmerman,

North American Classification System (NAICS) Code (include): 334516 Size Standard: 1000 employees

Classification Code: Analytical Laboratory Instrument Manufacturing

Offerors must quote on all items to be eligible for award. The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror based on best value to the government.

Product Requirement / Specification


Description of Requirement


Sliding Microtome, SM2010 R, Configured

Sliding microtome to Improve LSR histological and cell biology needs.

97.000 LB / 23.000*32.000*20.000 IN

1 pc





                                    NEI Laboratory / NIH
                                    49 Convent Drive, RM 2E17 (Inside Delivery)

                                    Bethesda, MD 20892


Invoices will be submitted through the IPP, and payments will be made based on your vendor terms.

6.  AWARD TYPE       

Firm Fixed


Product Specification:

The requirement is for the purchase of a sliding microtome, as it is needed to improve LSR histological and cell biology needs.  The microtome will be used to section frozen brains and will allow the lab to increase the number of samples sectioned on any given day.

Closing Statement: 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 ONLY), 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 30, 2023, and must reference number RS23-005557 in the subject line of your e-mailResponses may be submitted electronically to NEI Contracts

Faxed or hand delivered responses are not acceptable.


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

Last updated: August 23, 2023