PUBLIC NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACQUISITION

National Eye Institute / National Institute of Health

 

Announcement/Number:  EE21-004123

Post Date: June 07, 2021

Closing Response Date: June 16, 2021

Proposed Award Date: June 21, 2021

Project Title: Upgrade of UV sterilizers aquatic systems.

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): 333914

Classification Code:  Measuring, Dispensing, and Other Pumping Equipment Manufacturing

BACKGROUND, PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVE:

The National Eye Institute (NEI) Animal Program currently maintains the aquatic systems located in Rooms 3C23, 3C23A, and 3C63 using plastic housings and would need to upgrade to a stainless steel vessels and to ensure that the housing systems remains up and running with minimal downtime or issues.

PRODUCT SPECIFICATION:

CLIN

Description

Unit

Qty

1

AQUA UV STAINLESS SL100 UNIT W/TRANSFORMER, 2"PORTS, 120V/60HZ: AQ10219

Each

3

2

AQUA UV STAINLESS 15W UNIT W/BALLAST, 3/4"PORT, 120V/60HZ: A00409

Each

2

3

Integration Plumbing for Installation: AQ-MISC

Each

1

 4

Labor/Travel/Expenses to Install SS UV's, 1 Tech 3.5 Days: AQ-SERVICE *Rooms 6/213E Main and Res, 49/3C23 Flow Thru, 49/3C23A Main*

Each

1

 

PAYMENT

Payment will be made 30 days after service is rendered to NIH.

 

 AWARD TYPE          

Firm Fixed

 

PLACES OF PERFORMANCE

NATIONAL EYE INSTITUTE/ NIH

49 CONVENT DRIVE

BLDG 49 RM 3C23 – 3C23A

BETHESDA, MD 20892

NATIONAL EYE INSTITUTE / NIH

6 CENTER DRIVE

BLDG 6 RM 213E
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 June 16, 2021 and must reference number EE21-004123Responses may be submitted electronically to estrellaek@mail.nih.gov.

 

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

Last updated: June 7, 2021