Subject: 6515--Laparoscope
Solicitation Number: 36C26224Q0929
Notice Type: PRESOL
NAICS: 339112
Notice Published: 04-02-24
Response Due: 04-11-24

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Contact: John Harrison, Contract specialist This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Ph: (562) 766-2267
Office Address: Gilbert, AZ 85297
Place of Performance: San Diego VA Healthcare System 3350 La Jolla Village Drive San Diego, CA 92161

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THIS REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI)/SOURCES SOUGHT/RFI IS ISSUED SOLELY FOR INFORMATION AND PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY. THIS IS NOT A SOLICITATION. THE SUBMISSION OF PRICING, CAPABILITIES FOR PLANNING PURPOSES, AND OTHER MARKET INFORMATION IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED AND ALLOWED UNDER THIS RFI IN ACCORDANCE WITH (IAW) FAR 15.201(e). DISCLAIMER This RFI is issued solely for information and planning purposes only and does not constitute a solicitation. All information received in response to this RFI that is marked as proprietary will be handled accordingly. IAW FAR 15.201(e), responses to this notice are not offers and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a binding contract. Responders are solely responsible for all expenses associated with responding to this RFI. SOURCES SOUGHT/RFI DESCRIPTION This is NOT a solicitation announcement. This is a Sources Sought/RFI/RFI only. The purpose of this Sources Sought/RFI/RFI is to gain knowledge of potential qualified sources and their size classification relative to NAICS 339112 (size standard of 1,000 Employees). Responses to this Sources Sought/RFI will be used by the Government to make appropriate acquisition decisions. After review of the responses to this Sources Sought/RFI, a solicitation announcement may be published. Responses to this Sources Sought/RFI synopsis are not considered adequate responses for a solicitation announcement. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), VISN 22 Long Beach Network Contracting Office, is seeking sources who can possibly provide Laparoscopes that at a minimum meet the brand name and/or can possibly provide an equal product for San Diego VA Medical Center. Available on FSS: Please advise if you can provide this requirement through FSS. Brand name Information: Manufacturer & Part Number: Spy Laparoscope 0502538010, 0502938030, 0502938010 Type: Laparoscope Possible Capabilities: HD endoscopic video images Equal to product Information: Main component: Laparoscope Possible Capabilities: HD endoscopic video images The information identified above is intended to be descriptive, not restrictive and to indicate the quality of the supplies/services that will be satisfactory. It is the responsibility of the interested source to demonstrate to the government that the interested parties can provide the supplies/services that fulfill the required specifications. If you are interested and are capable of providing the sought-out supplies/services, please provide the requested information as well as the information indicated below. Response to this notice should include company name, address, point of contact, size of business pursuant to the following questions: (1) Please indicate the size status and representations of your business, such as but not limited to: Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB), Hubzone, Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB), Large Business, etc.)? (2) Is your company considered small under the NAICS code identified in this RFI? (3) Are you the manufacturer, authorized distributor, and/or can you provide equivalent solution to the items being referenced above? (4) If you are a large business, do you have any designated/authorized distributors? If so, please provide their company name, telephone, point of Contact and size status (if available). (5) If you re a small business and you are an authorized distributor/reseller for the items identified above or an equivalent solution, do you alter; assemble; modify; the items requested in any way? If you do, state how and what is altered; assembled; modified? (6) If you intend to subcontract any work on this contract, what portion of the total cost will be self-performed/will be performed by your organization? Please provide estimated detailed percentage breakdowns related to subcontracted work and completion of job. (7) Does your company have a Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) GSA/NAC/SAC/BPA/NASA SEWP or any other Federal Government contract? If so, please provide the contract number. (8) If you are an FSS GSA/NAC/SAC/BPA/NASA SEWP or any other Federal Government contract holder, are all the items/solution you are providing information for available on your schedule/contract? Please state if all or some items are available on the contract. (9) Are the items you are identifying/providing considered Commercial of the Shelf (COTS) items as defined in FAR Part 2.101 under commercial items (10) Please indicate whether your product conforms to the requirements of the Buy American Act? (11) General pricing of your products/solution is encouraged. Pricing will be used for the purpose of market research only. It will not be used to evaluate for any type of award. (12) Please submit your capabilities statement illustrating your organization s ability to meet the described salient characteristics or equal to items for planning purposes; show clear, compelling, and convincing evidence that all equal to items" meet all the salient characteristics. (13) Please review salient characteristics/statement of work (if applicable) and provide feedback or suggestions. If none, please reply as N/A. (14) Please provide your SAM.gov Unique Entity ID/Cage Code number. Responses to this notice shall be submitted via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Telephone responses will not be accepted. Responses must be received no later than 04/11/2024. All responses to this Sources Sought/RFI will be used for planning purposes only. If a solicitation is issued as a result of the information provided from this RFI, all interested parties must respond to that solicitation separately IAW the specifications of that solicitation announcement. Responses to this Sources Sought/RFI notice is not considered a request to be added to a prospective bidders list or to receive a copy of the solicitation. Please provide unofficial pricing. Notice: No remanufactures or gray market items/ supplies will not be acceptable. Interested parties of RFI must be an authorized reseller, distributor, or dealer of the O.E.M. (Original Equipment Manufacturer). Verification can be provided by an authorization letter or other documents from the OEM. Equipment shall be in accordance with the OEM terms and conditions. Brand Name items listed solely for Brand name or Equal comparison. ***ALL submissions SHALL Include the following statement: Pre-Solicitation Number: 664 - 36C26224Q0929 Laparoscope 0502538010 1 Spy Laparoscope, Autoclavable, Dia 5.4mm 0 Deg, 30cm 3 EA 0502938030 2 SPY Laparoscope, Autoclavable, Dia 10mm 30 Deg,33cm 3 EA 0502938010 3 SPY Laparoscope, Autoclavable, Dia 10mm 0 Deg, 33cm 3 EA 0233050087 4 PKG. Safelight Henke/DYONICS/STORZ SCOPE ADAPTER 9 PG TOTAL COST: $ Salient Characteristics Scopes shall provide real-time, high-definition HD endoscopic video images of visible (VIS), near infrared (NIR), and indocyanine green (ICG) dye fluorescence during minimally invasive surgery. 1. Laparoscope #1 a. Autoclavable b. Diameter 5.4mm 0 Degrees, 30cm 2. Laparoscope #2 a. Autoclavable b. Diameter 10mm 30 Degrees, 33cm 3. Laparoscope #3 a. Autoclavable b. Diameter 10mm 0 Degree, 33cm