Notice of Intent to Award a Sole Source Purchase Order for Steel Cylinders to National Refrigerants, Inc.
Posted Date: June 19, 2013
Procurement Office : U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Headquarters Procurement Operations Division, (3808R) 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W., Washington, DC 20460
Response Due Date: June 26, 2013 by COB
NAICS – 334516
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) National Enforcement Investigations Center (NEIC) intends to award a sole source firm-fixed-price Purchase Order for $4,500.00 for a 50 steel cylinders measuring 28 cubic inches in internal volume under the authority of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 13, Simplified Acquisition Procedures to National Refrigerants, Inc.
In accordance with FAR part 6.302-1 EPA’s NEIC requires 50 steel cylinders with 28 cubic inches of internal volume, 600 psig pressure relief, a ¼” male flare outlet and transfer hosing with female flare outlets that meets all Department of Transportation regulations for shipping of materials requiring high pressure refrigeration. National Refrigerants, Inc. is the only known distributor able to provide EPA with the correct size cylinders that meet DOT requirements and provide cylinders that are compatible with EPA’s currently on hand vapor/sample collection equipment.
NO SOLICITATION OR REQUEST FOR QUOTE (RFQ) IS AVAILABLE. Notwithstanding, any firm that believes it is capable of meeting EPA’s requirements as stated herein may request a copy of the specifications and provide a quote which if received by COB on June 26th, 2013 will be considered. Responses to this posting must be in writing and provide clear and convincing evidence that competition would be advantageous to the Government. A determination not to compete the proposed Purchase Order based upon the responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. All questions should be directed to Cara Lynch at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The point of contact for this procurement is Cara Lynch, Contracting Officer, at email@example.com.