Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
State: Washington
Level of Government: Federal
  • 66 - Instruments and Laboratory Equipment
Opps ID: NBD00159155056482647
Posted Date: Sep 28, 2017
Due Date: Oct 3, 2017
Solicitation No: VA26017Q0751
Source: Members Only
Solicitation Number :
Notice Type :
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Synopsis :
Added: Sep 27, 2017 4:25 pm
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(i) This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for Droso Incubator 19.3CU FT Therm Ellectric 115V, BRAND NAME OR EQUAL, as prepared in accordance with the format in 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. A firm-fixed price purchase order is anticipated. Simplified Acquisition Procedures IAW FAR 13 will be used.

(ii) The solicitation number is VA260-17-Q-0751 and is issued as a request for quotation (RFQ).

(iii) The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-95

(iv) This solicitation is set aside 100% for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses and the associated NAICS 339113 code has a small business size standard of 750. The business has been verified for ownership and control pursuant to 38 CFR 74 and is so listed in the Vendor Information Pages database, (https://www.vip.vetbiz.gov); and The Vendor shall be an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) authorized dealer, authorized distributor, or authorized reseller for the proposed equipment/system such that the OEM warranty and service are provided and maintained by the OEM. All warranty and service associated with the equipment/system shall be in accordance with the OEM terms and conditions. The vendor shall provide new items ONLY; no remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty.

(v) Contract Line Items (CLIN):








Droso Incubator 19.3 CU FT Therm Electric 115V

Equal Item:









(vi) Comparable products must meet or exceed the following specifications:

Droso Incubator 19.3 CU FT Therm Electric 115V: See Insert (A)

(vii) Delivery:

Delivery shall be within thirty (30) days from the time of award. The Droso Incubator 19.3 CU FT Therm Electric 115V shall be delivered to the Seattle VA Medical Center located at 1660 S. Columbian Way Bldg 1, RM.613, Seattle, WA 98108. FOB Destination.

(viii) The provision at 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors -- Commercial, applies to this acquisition and the following clauses AND instructions are added as addenda:


52.211-6 Brand Name or Equal (AUG 1999)

52.214-21 Descriptive Literature (APR 2002)

(ix) The provision at 52.212-2, Evaluation Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers:

1. Technical

2. Price

Technical is more important than price.

(x) Offerors are advised to include a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications -- Commercial Items, with its offer if has not been completed on SAM.gov.

(xi) The clause at 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions -- Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and the following clauses are added as addenda:


52.204-13 System for Award Management Maintenance

52.204-18 Commercial and Government Entity Code Maintenance

52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors

852.203-70 Commercial Advertising (JAN 2008)

852.211-73 Brand Name or Equal. (JAN 2008)

852.219-10 VA Notice of Total SDVOSB Set-Aside

852.232-72 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests

852.246-70 Guarantee

852.246-71 Inspection (Jan 2008)

(xii) The clause at 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes Or Executive Orders -- Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and the following additional FAR clauses cited in the clause are applicable to the acquisition:

52.204-10 Reporting Executive Compensation & First-Tier Subcontract Awards

52.209-6 Protecting the Government s Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment (OCT 2015)

52.219-28 Post Award Small Business Program Representation (JUL 2013)

52.222-3 Convict Labor (June 2003) (E.O. 11755).

52.222-19 Child Labor--Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (FEB 2016) (E.O. 13126)

52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (APR 2015)

52.222-26 Equal Opportunity (APR 2015)

52.222-36 Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (JUL 2014)

52.222-50 Combating Trafficking in Persons (MAR 2015)

52.223-18 Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (AUG 2011)

52.225-3 Buy American--Free Trade Agreements--Israeli Trade Act (MAY 2014)

52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (JUNE 2008)

52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer System for Award Management (Jul

2013) (31 U.S.C. 3332).

(xiii) There are no additional contract requirements, terms or conditions.

(xiv) The Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) ratings are NOT APPLICABLE.

(xv) Quotes must be emailed to jared.zinsmeister@va.gov and received no later than 1pm PST on 10/03/2017. Quotes may be submitted on this document or the vendor s own form.

No late quotations will be accepted.

(xvi) For information regarding the solicitation, please contact Jared Zinsmeister at jared.zinsmeister@va.gov

Insert (A)

Salient Characteristics

The drosophila incubators must:

Temperature ranges between 15A and 40A Celsius

Uniformity A0.5A C at 20A C

Stability A0.1A C at 20A C

Interior Capacity between 19 and 22 Cubic Feet

Foot print less than 32 x 32

Height less than 75

5 shelves


Line Voltage 100 to 120 VAC 50/60Hz

5.5 Amps

3 year warranty included
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Posted Date:
September 27, 2017
Description: VA260-17-Q-0751 VA260-17-Q-0751.docx
Contracting Office Address :
Department of Veterans Affairs;Network Contracting Office 20;5115 NE 82nd Ave, Suite 102;Vancouver WA 98662
Place of Performance :
Department of Veterans Affairs;VA Puget Sound Health Care System;1660 S. Columbian Way;Seattle, WA
Point of Contact(s) :
Jared Zinsmeister



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