Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
State: Montana
Level of Government: Federal
  • 66 - Instruments and Laboratory Equipment
Opps ID: NBD00159086829589819
Posted Date: Nov 4, 2019
Due Date: Nov 18, 2019
Solicitation No: RFQ-RML-C-1997709
Source: Members Only
Opportunity History
  • Original Synopsis
    Nov 04, 2019
    3:53 pm
Solicitation Number :
Notice Type :
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Synopsis :
Added: Nov 04, 2019 3:53 pm
This solicitation is a request for quotes (RFQ). The solicitation documents and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular FAC 2019-06/10-10-2019.
The associated North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 334516 with a small business size standard of 1000 employees.

This notice is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items using Simplified Acquisition Procedures. This acquisition will be made in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6 "Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and solicitation for commercial Items," as applicable, and as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation (a written solicitation will not be issued) and quotes are being requested. The Solicitation number is RFQ-RML-C-1997709 and the solicitation is issued as a Request for Quotes (RFQ).

The requirement is being competed full and open competition, BRAND NAME, without a small business set-aside.

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has a requirement for:

One (1) Luminex MAGPIX RUO Instrument with xPONENT 4.3 software system;

MAGPIX-XPON42 Luminex MAGPIX RUO Instrument with xPONENT 4.3
xPONENT 4.3 (3 seats),
Allele-call module (3 seats)
Remote Web Monitoring module (3 seats)

MagPix Drive Fluid, qty 2 (ships with MAGPIX)
MAGPIX Calibration Kit, 25 uses
MAGPIX Verification Kit, 25 uses
Magnetic Plate Separator

MAGPIX & xPONENT Advanced Training
Microsoft® Windows® 10 Professional 64 bit, Version 1709 or greater
PC, Desktop, USFF, WIN 10 with XPON 4.3
Dell Optiplex - Ultra Small Form Factor
3.0 GHz Intel Core i5 (or higher)
Dell Warranty Transfer
Stand, All-In-One Monitor/PC USFF
1 TB Hard drive space (or higher)
Dell 19in LCD monitor
Dell sound-bar
Dell Keyboard & mouse
PC Laptop, WIN10 with XPON4.3
Dell Latitude
Dell Warranty Transfer
1-year warranty from date of sale
- Unlimited visits for emergency repair
- All costs associated with emergency repair (includes travel, parts and labor)
- On-site 2-business day response time
- Priority scheduling of requests for service
- Product updates and modifications
- Unlimited 24 x 7 x 365 remote support

Place of Performance:

Rocky Mountain Laboratory
903 S 4th Street
Hamilton, MT 59840

FOB: Destination

The government intends to award a firm fixed price purchase order to the responsible contractor as a result of this RFQ that will include the terms and conditions set forth herein. The award will be based on the following; price, capability to meet the requirements and delivery lead times.

The following FAR provisions apply to this acquisition:

FAR 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items (Oct 2018)

FAR 52.212-3 Offerors Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items (Oct 2018)

FAR 52.204-7 System for Award Management (Oct 2018)

(Offerors must complete annual representations and certifications on-line at in accordance with FAR 52.212-3 Offerors Representations and Certifications- Commercial Items (Please ensure 52.209-2 -- Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations--Representation. (Nov 2015) is updated in your SAM record)

FAR 52.203-18 Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements - Representation (Jan 2017)

52.204-24 Representation Regarding Certain Telecommunications and Video
Surveillance Services or Equipment (August 2019) *** Must complete representation - see attachment 52.204-24

The following FAR contract clauses apply to this acquisition:

FAR 52-212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions Commercial Items (August 2019)

FAR 52-212.5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Commercial Items (October 2019)
*The applicable subparagraphs of FAR52.212-5 are included in the attachment to this posting.

FAR 52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors (Dec 2013)

FAR 52.204-13 System for Award Management Maintenance (Oct 2018)

HHSAR 352.222-70, Contractor Cooperation in Equal Employment Opportunity Investigations (January 2015)

52.252-2 -- Clauses Incorporated by Reference. (Feb 1998)
This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address:

By submission of an offer, the offeror acknowledges the requirement that a prospective awardee shall be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database prior to award, during performance, and through final payment of any contract, basic agreement, basic ordering agreement, or blanket purchasing agreement resulting from this solicitation (

Copies of the above-referenced provisions and clauses are available from & http: // or, upon request, either by telephone or fax.

Submission shall be received not later than November 18, 2019 @ 9:00 a.m. MST

Offers may be e-mailed to Suzanne Miller; Offers shall include RFQ number in the subject line (RFQ-RML-C-1997709). Late submissions shall be treated in accordance with the solicitation provision at FAR 52.212-1(f)

All responsible sources may submit an offer that will be considered by this Agency.
Any questions or concerns regarding this solicitation should be forwarded in writing via e-mail to Suzanne Miller:

Please consult the list of document viewers if you cannot open a file.
FAR 52.212-5
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
FAR 52.212-5
Posted Date:
November 4, 2019
Description: FAR 52.212-5
Description: Brand Name Justification
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Description: 52.204-24 Representation Regarding Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment.
Contracting Office Address :
5601 Fishers Lane
3rd Floor MSC 9822
Bethesda, Maryland 20892
United States
Place of Performance :
Rocky Mountain Laboratory
903 S 4th Street
Hamilton, MT 59840

Hamilton, Montana 59840
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Suzanne Miller,
Purchasing Agent
Phone: 406-363-9445
Secondary Point of Contact :
Suzanne Miller,
Purchasing Agent
Phone: 4063639445
All Files
FAR 52.212-5
Nov 04, 2019
Download/View P_52.212-5_(Oct_2019).docx
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General Information
Notice Type:
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Posted Date:
November 4, 2019
Response Date:
Nov 18, 2019 9:00 am Mountain
Archiving Policy:
Automatic, on specified date
Archive Date:
November 19, 2019
Original Set Aside:
Set Aside:
Classification Code:
66 -- Instruments & laboratory equipment
334 -- Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing/334516 -- Analytical Laboratory Instrument Manufacturing

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