CONTRACT OPPORTUNITY

Liquid Nitrogen 100 CU FT for delivery to exterior bulk tank - LN2CCFBULK, Quantity 49, 000CC with a Period of Performance 12/1/2022 – 11/30/2023

Type: Combined Synopsis Solicitation • ID: RFQ-NIAID-2151458

DESCRIPTION

This modification/amendment is issued to provide Questions and Answers for RFQ-NIAID-2151458. Please see the attached document Questions and Answers RFQ-NIAID-2151458.

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-NIAID-2151458 and the solicitation is issued as a Request for Quotes (RFQ).

This acquisition will be processed under FAR Part 13 Simplified Acquisition Procedures (SAP). The solicitation documents and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2022-08 October 28, 2022.

The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 325120, Industrial Gas Manufacturing, with a small business size standard of 1,000 employees. The requirement is being competed full and open competition, un-restricted and with a small business set-aside.

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

Liquid Nitrogen per 100 CU FT for delivery to exterior bulk tank - LN2CCFBULK, Quantity 49,000 each

Place of Performance: NIH, 9 West Watkins Mill Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20878, United States. 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: technical capability to meet the requirements and price.

The following FAR provisions apply to this acquisition:

FAR 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items (NOV 2021)

FAR 52.212-3 Offerors Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items (OCT 2022)

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

(Offerors must complete annual representations and certifications on-line at http://www.sam.gov/ in accordance with FAR 52.212-3 Offerors Representations and Certifications- Commercial Items (Please ensure FAR 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)

52.204–26 Covered Telecommunications Equipment or Services-Representation

(OCT 2020) *** Must complete representation if attached to this solicitation- see attachment 52.204-26

The following FAR contract clauses apply to this acquisition:

FAR 52-212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions Commercial Items (NOV 2021)

FAR 52-212.5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Commercial Items (OCT 2022)

*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 (NOV 2021)

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

FAR 52.204-25 Prohibition on Contracting for Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment (NOV 2021)

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

FAR 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: http://farsite.hill.af.mil/vffara.htm

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 (www.sam.gov).

Copies of the above-referenced provisions and clauses are available from http://www.acquisition.gov/far/loadmainre.html & http: //www.hhs.gov/regulation/index.html or, upon request, either by telephone or fax.

Submission shall be received not later than November 28, 2022 @ 12:00 PM EST

Offers may be e-mailed to Rita Davis (E-Mail/ rita.davis@nih.gov). Offers shall include RFQ number in the subject line (RFQ-NIAID-2151458). 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 Rita Davis @ rita.davis@nih.gov.

OVERVIEW

Response Deadline
Nov. 28, 2022, 12:00 p.m. EST Past Due
Posted
Nov. 18, 2022, 8:11 a.m. EST (updated: Nov. 23, 2022, 4:08 p.m. EST)
Set Aside
Small Business (SBA)
Size Standard
1000 Employees
Place of Performance
Gaithersburg, MD 20878 United States
Source
SAM
PRIMARY CONTACT
Name
RITA DAVIS   Profile
Email
rita.davis@nih.gov
Phone
3017617461

SECONDARY CONTACT

Name
Tonia Alexander   Profile
Email
talexader@niaid.nih.gov
Phone
2406695124

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Source Agency Hierarchy
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF>NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH>NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH NIAID
Last Updated
Nov. 23, 2022
Archive Date
Dec. 13, 2022