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65 -- Synplex System Litigation Probes

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Solicitation Notice
423450 — Medical, Dental, and Hospital Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
Contracting Office
Department of Veterans Affairs;Rocky Mountain Network;VISN 19 Contracting;4100 E. Mississippi Avenue, Suite 1110;Glendale CO 80246
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with subparts in the Federal Acquisition regulation 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; a written solicitation will not be issued. Bids are being requested. VA Rocky Mountain Network VISN 19 Contracting intends to negotiate a commercial item (FAR Part 12) contract to purchase, for the Eastern Colorado Health Care System (ECHCS), RC-1 North, Room P18-8101, 12800 E. 19th Avenue, Aurora, CO, 80010. SNPLEX T SYSTEM LITIGATION PROBES: The following is a listing of all the items being solicited and their individual attributes: 1) Synplex T System Litigation Probes; 5K Batch; ID: W0707108512000; Batch Name: TRMP1 AND GREM1; Part No. 4346978; Quantity: 48, Unit: Each. 2) Synplex T System Litigation Probes; 5K Batch; ID: W0707108513000; Batch Name: RYR3 AND GREM1; Part No. 4346978; Quantity: 714, Unit: Each. 3) Synplex T System Litigation Probes; 5K Batch; ID: W0707108514000; Batch Name: AVEN and B2M; Part No. 4346978; Quantity: 96, Unit: Each. 4) Synplex T System Litigation Probes; 5K Batch; ID: W070710849000; Batch Name: AVEN and RYR3 and CHRM5; Part No. 4346978; Quantity: 48, Unit: Each. 5) Synplex T System Litigation Probes; 5K Batch; ID: W0707108443000; Batch Name: ACTC AVEN CHRM5 CX36 GOLGA8A RYR3 SLC12A6; PART 4346978; Quantity: 95; Unit: Each. BID DUE DATE: July 26, 2007, 5 p.m. (mst). EVALUATION FACTORS FOR CONTRACT AWARD. Award of a firm-fixed price contract will be made to the responsive, responsible offeror based on capability to meet the compatibility and timeliness (delivery) standards specified herein, at a price most advantageous to the Government. DELIVERY: August 10, 2007 COMPATABILITY: Probes must be compatible with Geneamp PCR System 9700 DNA Analyzer, Stock No. 4314879. BRAND NAME OR EQUAL. If bidding on an equal item, offeror must submit full descriptive literature with their bid. FOB Destination. Standard warranty. Offerors must hold prices firm in its offer for 60 calendar days from the date specified for receipt. DELIVERY ADDRESS: RC-1 North, Room P18-8101, 12800 E. 19th Avenue, Aurora, CO, 80010. INSTRUCTIONS, CONDITIONS AND NOTICES TO OFFERORS. Offeror will provide (1) specifications for equipment offered; (2) a bid for offered equipment, in the form of Unit Price and Extended Price for number of units specified in paragraph 2 above; and (3) all information in accordance with the format specified in FAR 52.212-1, "Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items" paragraph "b", and FAR 52.212-3, "Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items" prior to the time specified in paragraph 5 below in order to be considered for award. Address offers to: Marsha K. Harrington-Evans, Contracting Officer, Rocky Mountain Network VISN 19, 4100 E. Mississippi Avenue, Suite 1110, Glendale, CO, 80246. Payment will be made by electronic funds transfer (EFT). For implementing EFT payments, please contact your financial institution for assistance in completion of the Payment Information Form - SF 3881 for submission to the VA Finance Center in Austin, Texas upon contract award. Contact Marsha K. Harrington-Evans, Contracting Officer, (303) 691-6546 regarding this solicitation. CLAUSES AND PROVISIONS. This solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-11. Contract clauses and provisions cited in this solicitation may be accessed electronically at these addresses: http://www.arnet.gov/far/ and http://www.va.gov/oamm/acquisitions/ars/policyreg/vaar/vaar852.htm Incorporated herein by reference are the following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Clauses & Provisions: 52.212-1: Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items (JAN 2006); 52.212-3: Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items (JUN 2006); 52.212-4: Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items (SEP 2005); 52.212-5: Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders- Commercial Items (AUG 2006) [(b)(14), (15), (16), (17), (18), (19), (20), (24)(i), (26), and (32)]; 52.233-1: Disputes (JUL 2002); 52.233-2: Service of Protest (AUG 1996): [Rocky Mountain Network VISN 19 Contracting, 4100 E. Mississippi Avenue, Suite 1110, Glendale, CO 80246]. ADDENDUM to FAR 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors -Commercial Items: This procurement is being conducted in accordance with FAR Parts 12, 13 or 15 or some combination thereof. Incorporated herein are the following VA Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Clauses & Provisions: 852.211-70: Service Data Manual (NOV 1984). INSTRUCTIONS TO OFFERORS. The contractor agrees to furnish two (2) copies of a manual, handbook or brochure containing operating, installation, and maintenance instructions (including pictures or illustrations, schematics, and complete repair/test guides as necessary). Where applicable, it will include electrical data and connection diagrams for all utilities. The instructions will also contain a complete list of all replaceable parts showing part number, name, and quantity required. 852.211-71: Guarantee (NOV 1984). The contractor guarantees the equipment against defective material, workmanship and performance for a period of said guarantee to run from date of acceptance of the equipment by the Government. The contractor agrees to furnish, without cost to the Government, replacement of all parts and material which are found to be defective during the guarantee period. Replacement of material and parts will be furnished to the Government at the point of installation, if installation is within the continental United States or f.o.b. the continental U.S. port to be designated by the Contracting Officer if installation is outside of the continental United States. Cost of installation of replacement material and parts will be borne by the contractor. 852.211-77: Brand Name or Equal (NOV 1984). (Note: As used in this clause, the term "brand name" includes identification of products by make and model.) (a) If items called for by this solicitation have been identified in the schedule by a "brand name or equal" description, such identification is intended to be descriptive, but not restrictive, and is to indicate the quality and characteristics of products that will be satisfactory. Bids offering "equal" products (including products of the brand name manufacturer other than the one described by brand name) will be considered for award if such products are clearly identified in the bids and are determined by the Government to meet fully the salient characteristic requirements listed in the solicitation. (b) Unless the bidder clearly indicates in his bid that he is offering an "equal" product, his bid will be considered as offering a brand name product referenced in the solicitation. (c) (1) If the bidder proposes to furnish an "equal" product, the brand name, if any, of the product to be furnished will be inserted in the space provided in the solicitation or such product will be otherwise clearly identified in the bid. The evaluation of bids and the determination as to equality of the product offered will be the responsibility of the Government and will be based on information furnished by the bidder or identified in his/her bid as well as other information reasonably available to the purchasing activity. CAUTION TO BIDDERS. The purchasing activity is not responsible for locating or securing any information which is not identified in the bid and reasonably available to the purchasing activity. Accordingly, to ensure that sufficient information is available, the bidder must furnish as a part of his/her bid all descriptive material (such as cuts, illustrations, drawings or other information) necessary for the purchasing activity to: (i) determine whether the product offered meets the salient characteristic requirement of the solicitation, and (ii) Establish exactly what the bidder proposes to furnish and what the Government would be binding itself to purchase by making an award. The information furnished may include specific references to information previously furnished or to information otherwise available to the purchasing activity. (2) If the bidder proposes to modify a product so as to make it conform to the requirements of the solicitation, he/she will: (i) Include in his/her bid a clear description of such proposed modifications, and (ii) Clearly mark any descriptive material to show the proposed modifications. (3) Modifications proposed after bid opening to make a product conform to a brand name product referenced in the solicitation will not be considered. 852.270-4: Commercial Advertising (NOV 1984). The bidder or offeror agrees that if a contract is awarded to him/her, as a result of this solicitation, he/she will not advertise the award of the contract in his/her commercial advertising in such a manner as to state or imply that the Department of Veterans Affairs endorses a product, project or commercial line of endeavor.
Web Link
(http://www2.fbo.gov/spg/VA/VARMCCC/VARMCCC/VA%2D259%2D07%2DRQ%2D0191/Contracting Officer)
Place of Performance
Address: Eastern Colorado Health Care System (ECHSC);RC-1, Room P18-8101;12800 E. 19th Avenue;Aurora, CO
Zip Code: 80010
Country: USA
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