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65 -- Metal Detector for New MRI Room

Notice Date
Notice Type
Combine Synopsis/Solicitation
334519 — Other Measuring and Controlling Device Manufacturing
Contracting Office
Department of Veterans Affairs;NETWORK 23 CONTRACTING OFFICE;1303 5th St, Suite 300;Coralville IA 52241
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Solicitation Number
Response Due
Archive Date
Point of Contact
Small Business Set-Aside
Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business
Page 4 of 4 Solicitation Number: 36C26319Q0662 1a. DESCRIPTION OF SOLICITATION In accordance with FAR Part 13 this a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. This Solicitation issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ) for the following Commercial Items: MRI Metal Detection Equipment, Brand Name Or Equal (BNOE), Metrasens Ferroguard Wall-Mounted Assure (brand) Responses shall be on an all or none basis, no partial submission. The Government reserves the right to make no award at all. Respond by: Please see INSTRUCTIONS TO OFFERORS below. Small Business Set-Aside: This solicitation is Set-aside 100% for Service Disables Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB). Quotations from Large Business offerors will be considered non-responsive, will not be evaluated and will not be eligible for award. Brand-Name Only solicitation: This is a Brand-Name Or Equal (BNOE) solicitation. NAICS code/Size Standard/PSC or FSC: NAICS code (North American Industrial Classification system: 334519 Size Standard for this NAICS code: 500 employees PSC/FSC (Product Service Code/Federal Supply Code): 6525 Type of Contract/Award: The type of contract/award the government intends to make/enter into for this solicitation is a single award, firm-fixed price purchase order. Delivery: FOB Destination, 45 Calendar Days or Less ARO. See Delivery below. Contract Period: Delivery Date of 45 Calendar Days or Less ARO. Method of Payment: Payment will be made electronically to: Department of Veterans Affairs FMS-VA-2(101), Financial Services Center, PO Box 149971, Austin TX 78714-9971 through the Tungsten Network Client Services. For help call: 1-866-340-4980, E-mail: va.registration@tungsten-network.com. Provisions and Clauses: All provisions and clauses applicable to this solicitation can be viewed in full text using the following web addresses: https://www.acquisition.gov/browsefar -or- https://www.va.gov/oal/library/vaar/ 1b. DESCRIPTION OF SUPPLIES/SERVICES being solicited: MRI Metal Detection Equipment, Brand Name Or Equal (BNOE), Metrasens Ferroguard Wall-Mounted Assure Quantity Line Model Item Name Part Number Qty 0001 Assure Wall-Mounted Assure Requirements: System can be deployed in an entryway mode either side of the doorway or in a corridor leading to the MR door Provides real-time monitoring of the local ferromagnetic environment through a beacon display system Real-time visual display at eye level giving notice of dangerous ferromagnetic objects Sensitivity can be varied to suit prevailing conditions and perceived local risk factors Flexible sensor configuration to reduces false alarms from interfering sources Secondary audible alarm system with adjustable volume control 180 degree rotating optical sensors for proper pole alignment 110v/240v main power supply Must Find ferromagnetic implants Must be always on, always detecting Must have clear, simple alerts Wall-mounted metal detection system with visual and audio indications of presence of metal. N/A 1 1.c MANUALS, CARE/CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS: Appropriate user manuals, service manuals, and instructions, 2 EA. 1.d DELIVERY Needed: Delivery Terms: 45 Calendar Days or Less ARO, FOB Destination. Deliver to: Department of Veteran Affairs Iowa City Health Care System, Warehouse 601 Highway 6 West Iowa City, IA 52246 2. INSTRUCTIONS TO OFFERORS The Provision FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items (Jan 2017) applies to this acquisition. Addendum to 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items: Respond by: Offerors are to email complete offers to andrew.hinton3@va.gov, Offers must be received no later than 2:00pm CDT Tuesday June 25, 2019. Please include in the subject line: Solicitation 36C26319Q0662, MRI Metal Detection Equipment Letter of Authorization to Distribute for the Original Equipment Manufacturer: In accordance with the Original Equipment/No Gray Market Goods language under TERMS & CONDITIONS stated below, a letter of Authorization to Distribute shall be included with the offer and received before the closing time and date of this solicitation. (End of Provision 52.212-1) 3. EVALUATION OF OFFERS The Provision FAR 52.211-6 Brand Name or Equal (Aug 1999) applies to this acquisition and the following four lines are to be used and inserted into paragraph (a) of the that provision: (a) If an item in this solicitation is identified as brand name or equal, the purchase description reflects the characteristics and level of quality that will satisfy the Government s needs. The salient physical, functional, or performance characteristics that equal products must meet are specified in the solicitation. (b) To be considered for award, offers of equal products, including equal products of the brand name manufacturer, must (1) Meet the salient physical, functional, or performance characteristic specified in this solicitation; (2) Clearly identify the item by (i) Brand name, if any; and (ii) Make or model number; (3) Include descriptive literature such as illustrations, drawings, or a clear reference to previously furnished descriptive data or information available to the Contracting Officer; and (4) Clearly describe any modification the offeror plans to make in a product to make it conform to the solicitation requirements. Mark any descriptive material to clearly show the modification. (c) The Contracting Officer will evaluate equal products on the basis of information furnished by the offeror or identified in the offer and reasonably available to the Contracting Officer. The Contracting Officer is not responsible for locating or obtaining any information not identified in the offer. (d) Unless the offeror clearly indicates in its offer that the product being offered is an equal product, the offeror shall provide the brand name product referenced in the solicitation. (End of provision) 4. OFFEROR REPRESENTATION AND CERTIFICATIONS The Provision 52.212-3, Offeror Representation and Certifications Commercial Items applies to this acquisition. The offeror is required to include a completed copy of this provision with their offer if indicated as instructed by the language of the provision. (End of Provision 52.212-3) 5. TERMS & CONDITIONS The Clause 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions Commercial Items (Jan 2017), applies to this acquisition. Addendum to FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items (Jan 2017): 52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference (FEB 1998) 52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors (DEC 2013) 852.203-70  Commercial advertising (Jan 2008) 852.232-72  Electronic submission of payment requests (NOV 2012) Addendum to FAR 52.214-4 Contract Terms and Conditions Commercial Items (Jan 2017) continued: Original Equipment/No Gray Market Goods (a) This procurement is for new OEM medical supplies, medical equipment and/or services contracts for maintenance of medical equipment (i.e. replacement parts) for VA Medical Centers. No remanufactured, used, expired, outdated (old edition or old model) or gray market items will be acceptable. Gray market items are Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) goods sold through unauthorized channels in direct competition with authorized distributors. (b) Offeror shall be a distributor that is authorized directly by the manufacturer (OEM) of the proposed medical supplies, medical equipment and/or services contracts for maintenance of medical equipment (i.e. replacement parts), verified by an authorization letter from the manufacturer. The OEM s warranty and service shall be provided and maintained by the OEM and pass through to the VA. All software licensing, warranty and service associated with the medical supplies, medical equipment and/or services contracts for maintenance of medical equipment shall be in accordance with the OEM terms and conditions and shall pass through to the VA. (c) The delivery of remanufactured, used, expired, outdated (old edition or old model) or gray market items to the VA in the fulfillment of an order/award constitutes a breach of contract. Accordingly, the VA reserves the right to enforce any of its contractual remedies. This includes termination of the contract or, solely at the VA s election, allowing the Vendor to replace, at no cost to the Government, any remanufactured or gray market item(s) delivered to a VA medical facility upon discovery of such items. (End of addendum to 52.212-4) (Endo of Clause 52.212-4) 6. CONTRACT TERMS & CONDITIONS REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT STATUTES OR EXECUTIVE ORDERS The Clause 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Commercial Items applies to this acquisition. The FAR clauses listed below are the clauses chosen from paragraph (b) of this provision that apply to this acquisition and are incorporated by reference: 52.219-13, Notice of Set-Aside of Orders (NOV 2011) (15 U.S.C. 644(r)). 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Representation (Jul 2013) 52.222 19, Child Labor Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (OCT 2016) (E.O. 13126). 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (APR 2015). 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (SEP 2016) (E.O. 11246). 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (JUL 2014) (29 U.S.C. 793). 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (MAR 2015) (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O. 13627). 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (AUG 2011) 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (JUN 2008) (E.O.'s, proclamations, and statutes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury). 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer System for Award Management (Jul 2013) (31 U.S.C. 3332). 52.232-40, Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors (DEC 2013) 852.219-10, VA notice of total service-disabled veteran-owned small business set-aside (End Clause 52.212-5) ** end solicitation** NOTE: THIS NOTICE WAS NOT POSTED TO FEDBIZOPPS ON THE DATE INDICATED IN THE NOTICE ITSELF (11-JUN-2019); HOWEVER, IT DID APPEAR IN THE FEDBIZOPPS FTP FEED ON THIS DATE. PLEASE CONTACT 877-472-3779 or fbo.support@gsa.gov REGARDING THIS ISSUE.
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Place of Performance
Address: Department of Veterans Affairs;VA Medical Center;601 Highway 6 West;Iowa City, IA
Zip Code: 55246
Country: USA
SN05337376-F 20190613/190611230020 (fbodaily.com)
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