Notice of Intent to Sole Source - Annual Service Contract for Maintenance and Repair of Liquid Scintillation Counter
Posted Date: August 14, 2013
Procurement Office : U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Headquarters Procurement Operations Division, (3808R) 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W., Washington, DC 20460
Response Due Date: August 19, 2013 by 12:00 PM NOON EST
The U.S. EPA intends to award on a sole source basis, under the authority of FAR 13.106-1(b), with PerkinElmer Health Sciences, Inc. for a service contract for maintenance and repair of a liquid scintillation counter located at the EPA Chemistry Laboratory Building and the RIENL Mobile Environment Radiation Laboratory, both located in Las Vegas, NV. The contract is expected to be for 2 years. EPA has identified PerkinElmer Health Sciences, Inc. as the only provider of the services to meet the requirements of this procurement. The maintenance contract will require a factory-certified service technician to maintain the instrument to its original operating specifications. The instrument contains light-sensitive components (photomultiplier tubes) that must be handled in such a way as to prevent damage. The instrument contains a radioactive Ba-133 source and must be opened by an individual trained in maintaining/repairing the instrument safely. Some of the components in the instrument are only available from the instrument manufacturer. This procurement will be fulfilled under FAR Part 13. Interested firms may identify their interest and capability to respond to the requirements by 12:00 PM Noon EST, August 19, 2013.
THIS NOTICE OF INTENT IS NOT A REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE QUOTATIONS. A determination by the Government not to compete this acquisition based upon responses to this notice to solely within the discretion of the Government. Sources wishing to be considered must submit documentation prior to the deadline stated above, in writing, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Telephone requests will not be honored.
The point of contact for this requirement is Benjamin Shih, Contracting Officer, at email@example.com.