Reagent Supplies and Equipment

Subject: Reagent Supplies and Equipment
Solicitation Number: 12305B23Q0236
Notice Type: SOLICIT
NAICS: 334516
Set-Aside: Total Small Business
Notice Published: 09-21-23
Response Due: 09-25-23

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Contact: Dilynn Rogers This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Ph: (301) 504-3691
Office Address: BELTSVILLE, MD 20705
Place of Performance: Beltsville, MD 20705

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        09-25-23 SOLICIT

        09-20-23 SOLICIT

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***Supplies_Sovents_Reagents_Deliverables document updated with catalog numbers*** This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial products and commercial services prepared in accordance with the format in subpart12.6, , and is being conducted according to FAR Part 13, Simplified Acquisition Procedures. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. (ii) The solicitation number and a statement that the solicitation is issued as a request for quotation (RFQ). (iii) A statement that the solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular FAR FAC 2023-05 September 7, 2023. (iv) This is a total 100% small business set aside and the associated NAICS code is 334516 and the small business size standard is 1,000 employees. (v) See attached document Specification Sheet. (vi) USDA, Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Methods and Analysis for Food Composition Unit (MAFCL) at the Beltsville Human Nutrition Center requires the purchase of reagent supplies and equipment necessary for conducting analytical chemistry on food, supplement, and biological samples at the laboratories on the Beltsville Agricultural Research Campus (BARC). ***Please see attached Specification Sheet and Supplies_Sovents_Reagents_Deliverables document for addtional information*** (vii) Performance location: USDA, ARS, MAFCL, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Bldg 307C, BARC-East, Beltsville, MD 20705. (viii) Provision at 52.212-1, Instructions to OfferorsCommercial Products and Commercial Services, applies to this acquisition. (ix) Provision at 52.212-2, Evaluation-Commercial Products and Commercial Services, applies to this acquisition. The Government intends to award a Firm Fixed-Price (FFP) contract. The award will be made on the basis of Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA). "LPTA" means, the expected outcome of the acquisition, that results from the selection of the lowest evaluated price (evaluated as total cost of all line items) is a technically acceptable quotation, that fully meets all specifications listed. Only the lowest priced quote will be evaluated for technical acceptability (based on the specifications). The next lowest offer will only be evaluated if the aforementioned quote is not found technically acceptable (and so on). Only one award will be made under this solicitation based on availability of funding. In order to be considered for award OFFERORS SHALL SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING: (a) Submit documentation showing technical capability to meet or exceed Performance Elements and Benchmarks in the Specification Sheet. (b) Submit Firm Fixed Price quotation (quote on company letterhead) detailing the item description, total price and valid for at least 60 days after receipt of quote. Item delivered FOB Destination inclusive of all costs. (c) Submit Unique Entity ID (UEI) with quotation. REJECTION OF QUOTATION: Failure to demonstrate compliance will be cause to reject the quote without further discussions. All responsible sources may submit an offer which will be considered. (x) Offers must have a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Products and Commercial Services, uploaded on by the time quotes are due. (xi) The clause at 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Products and Commercial Services, applies to this acquisition. (xii) The clause at 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive OrdersCommercial Products and Commercial Services, applies to this acquisition. See attached clauses for additional applicable clauses. (xiv) All questions regarding this announcement must be submitted in writing to the Contracting Specialist, via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 22 September 2023. Telephone requests for information will not be accepted or returned. Quotes are due on 25 September 2023 NLT 10am EST by email to, Dilynn Rogers at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. DISCUSSIONS: The Government intends to award without discussions but reserves the right to conduct discussions should it be deemed in the Government's best interest.