6515--PTS BFR Tourniquet Instrument or equal - 36C261-24-AP-1497


Subject: 6515--PTS BFR Tourniquet Instrument or equal - 36C261-24-AP-1497
Solicitation Number: 36C26124Q0534
Notice Type: SRCSGT
NAICS: 339112
Notice Published: 04-02-24
Response Due: 04-09-24

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Office: VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF
Contact: Persia Ryan, Contract Specialist This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Ph: (650) 493-5000
Office Address: MATHER, CA 95655
Place of Performance: VA Northern California HCS Mather Clinic 10535 Hospital Way, Mather 95655


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Page 1 of 3 The VHA Network Contracting Office 21, on behalf of VA Northern California Health Care System (VANCHCS) in Mather, California, is conducting this Sources Sought to identify contractors who possess the capabilities to provide the following brand name or equal equipment to determine source availability, capability, and adequacy: Personal Tourniquet System (PTS) for Blood Flow Restriction Tourniquet Instrument, OR EQUAL. List of Items: Personal Tourniquet System for Blood Flow Restriction with Roll Stand / Basket Matching Limb Protection Sleeves - Fits 18" reusable cuff Matching Limb Protection Sleeves - Fits 24" reusable cuff Matching Limb Protection Sleeves - Fits 34" reusable cuff *********** Salient Characteristics: Tourniquet Instrument, Single channel, single port. Includes power supply, rechargeable battery, mount kit. Single hose, Fits hoses 18 , 24 , 34 tourniquet cuff *********** Delivery Location: VA Northern California Health Care System, Mather, CA 10535 Hospital Way, Bldg. 728, Mather CA 95655 *********** As permitted by FAR Part 10, this is a market research tool being utilized for informational and planning purposes. Your responses will assist the Government in developing its acquisition strategy for a possible Request for Quote (RFQ), to be issued at a future date, and in determining if any type of small business set-aside is possible for this procurement and if full and open competitive procedures should be utilized. If full and open competition is ultimately utilized, responses to this synopsis will be used to aid in establishing small business subcontracting goals. This notice shall not be construed as a RFQ or as any commitment or obligation on the part of the Government to issue a solicitation. The Government does not intend to award a contract based on this request, so quotes will not be considered. No reimbursement will be made for any costs associated with providing information in response to this synopsis or with any follow-up information requests. Response is strictly voluntary - it is not mandatory to submit a response to this notice to participate in any formal RFQ process that may take place in the future. However, it should be noted that information gathered through this notice may significantly influence the VA s acquisition strategy for this procurement. All interested parties will be required to respond separately to any solicitations posted from this Sources Sought notice. Submission Instructions: Please email your response to this Sources Sought notice to Persia Ryan, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., by no later than 12:00 Noon PDT, Tuesday, April 09, 2024. Your response must include the information requested below. This Sources Sought notice is strictly for market research purposes, and the Government will not entertain any questions. Respondents will not be notified of the results of the evaluation. We appreciate your interest and thank you in advance for responding to the Sources Sought notice. Qualified firms shall submit the following: A statement of interest on company letterhead demonstrating the firm s qualifications to perform the defined work. Responses must be complete and sufficiently detailed to address the specific information. The documentation shall address, at a minimum, the following: Business Name and Address: Business SAM UEI Number: Business Sales Rep Name, Email Address, Phone Number: Business Size (Small/Large/Other): Business Socioeconomic Category (SDVOSB*, VOSB*, Minority, Women, Disadvantaged, etc.): Are Items Currently Available on GSA FSS Contract (Y/N)? If Items Are Currently on GSA FSS Contract, State Contract Number: Country Where Proposed Items are Manufactured: The Government will review all responses from vendors proposing equipment equal to above stated equipment. Please provide any product information / capability statements. * Respondents who wish to be considered an SDVOSB or VOSB for market research purposes must complete VAAR Clause 852.219-76 (VA NOTICE OF LIMITATIONS ON SUBCONTRACTING CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE FOR SUPPLIES AND PRODUCTS (JAN 2023) (DEVIATION) and submit with their response to this notice (see next page). 852.219-76  VA Notice of Limitations on Subcontracting Certificate of Compliance for Supplies and Products. As prescribed in 819.7011(c), insert the following clause. The contracting officer shall tailor the clause in paragraph (a)(2)(iii) as appropriate: VA NOTICE OF LIMITATIONS ON SUBCONTRACTING CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE FOR SUPPLIES AND PRODUCTS (JAN 2023) (DEVIATION) (a) Pursuant to 38 U.S.C. 8127(l)(2), the offeror certifies that (1) If awarded a contract (see FAR 2.101 definition), it will comply with the limitations on subcontracting requirement as provided in the solicitation and the resultant contract, as follows: [Offeror check the appropriate box] (i) [ ] In the case of a contract for supplies or products (other than from a non-manufacturer of such supplies), it will not pay more than 50% of the amount paid by the government to it to firms that are not certified SDVOSBs listed in the SBA certification database as set forth in 852.219-73 or certified VOSBs listed in the SBA certification database as set forth in 852.219-74. Any work that a similarly situated certified SDBOSB/VOSB subcontractor further subcontracts will count towards the 50% subcontract amount that cannot be exceeded. Cost of materials are excluded and not considered to be subcontracted. (ii) [ ] In the case of a contract for supplies from a nonmanufacturer, it will supply the product of a domestic small business manufacturer or processor, unless a waiver as described in 13 CFR 121.406(b)(5) is granted. The offeror understands that, as provided in 13 CFR 121.406(b)(7), such a waiver has no effect on requirements external to the Small Business Act, such as the Buy American Act or the Trade Agreements Act. (2) Manufacturer or nonmanufacturer representation and certification. [Offeror fill-in check each applicable box below. The offeror must select the applicable provision below, identifying itself as either a manufacturer or nonmanufacturer]: (i) [ ] Manufacturer or producer. The offeror certifies that it is the manufacturer or producer of the end item being procured, and the end item is manufactured or produced in the United States, in accordance with paragraph (a)(1)(i). (ii) [ ] Nonmanufacturer. The offeror certifies that it qualifies as a nonmanufacturer in accordance with the requirements of 13 CFR 121.406(b) and paragraph (a)(1)(ii). The offeror further certifies it meets each element below as required in order to qualify as a nonmanufacturer. [Offeror fill-in check each box below.] [ ] The offeror certifies that it does not exceed 500 employees (or 150 employees for the Information Technology Value Added Reseller exception to NAICS code 541519, which is found at 13 CFR 121.201, footnote 18). [ ] The offeror certifies that it is primarily engaged in the retail or wholesale trade and normally sells the type of item being supplied. [ ] The offeror certifies that it will take ownership or possession of the item(s) with its personnel, equipment, or facilities in a manner consistent with industry practice. (iii) [ ] If this is a multiple item acquisition, the offeror certifies that at least 50% of the estimated contract value is composed of items that are manufactured by small business concerns. (3) The offeror acknowledges that this certification concerns a matter within the jurisdiction of an Agency of the United States. The offeror further acknowledges that this certification is subject to Title 18, United States Code, Section 1001, and, as such, a false, fictitious, or fraudulent certification may render the offeror subject to criminal, civil, or administrative penalties, including prosecution. (4) If VA determines that an SDVOSB/VOSB awarded a contract pursuant to 38 U.S.C. 8127 did not act in good faith, such SDVOSB/VOSB shall be subject to any or all of the following: (i) Referral to the VA Suspension and Debarment Committee; (ii) A fine under section 16(g)(1) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 645(g)(1)); and (iii) Prosecution for violating 18 U.S.C. 1001. (b) The offeror represents and understands that by submission of its offer and award of a contract it may be required to provide copies of documents or records to VA that VA may review to determine whether the offeror complied with the limitations on subcontracting requirement specified in the contract or to determine whether the offeror qualifies as a manufacturer or nonmanufacturer in compliance with the limitations on subcontracting requirement. Contracting officers may, at their discretion, require the contractor to demonstrate its compliance with the limitations on subcontracting at any time during performance and upon completion of a contract if the information regarding such compliance is not already available to the contracting officer. Evidence of compliance includes, but is not limited to, invoices, copies of subcontracts, or a list of the value of tasks performed. (c) The offeror further agrees to cooperate fully and make available any documents or records as may be required to enable VA to determine compliance. The offeror understands that failure to provide documents as requested by VA may result in remedial action as the Government deems appropriate. (d) Offeror completed certification/fill-in required. The formal certification must be completed, signed and returned with the offeror s bid, quotation, or proposal. The Government will not consider offers for award from offerors that do not provide the certification, and all such responses will be deemed ineligible for evaluation and award. Certification: I hereby certify that if awarded the contract, [insert name of offeror] __________________________ will comply with the limitations on subcontracting specified in this clause and in the resultant contract. I further certify that I am authorized to execute this certification on behalf of [insert name of offeror] _____________________________. Printed Name of Signee: ________________________________________ Printed Title of Signee: _________________________________________ Signature: ___________________________________________________ Date: _____________________ Company Name and Address: ______________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ (End of clause)