Clinical Laboratory Microscopes

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
State: California
Type of Government: Federal
Category:
  • 66 - Instruments and Laboratory Equipment
Posted: Jun 10, 2019
Due: Jun 21, 2019
Solicitation No: 36C26219Q0815
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Opportunity History
Solicitation Number :
36C26219Q0815
Notice Type :
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Synopsis :
Added: Jun 07, 2019 6:05 pm Modified: Jun 10, 2019 11:27 am Track Changes
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.

(ii) The solicitation number 36C26219Q0815 is issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ).

(iii) The provisions and clauses in this document are in effect through the Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-95, January 19, 2017.

(iv) This solicitation is intended to award a contract through full and open competition to a business associated with NAICS North American Industrial Classification System

Code 333314 and is subject to the nonmanufacturer rule (See FAR 19.001 and 13 CFR § 121.406).

(v) The US Government, Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Integrated Services Networks (VISN) 22 Network Contracting Office, seeks to make a VISN-wide procurement of 35 clinical laboratory microscopes and associated accessories, with the option to increase quantity by percentage, for the VA Health Care System VISN 22. (See Attachment A for specific locations).

(vi) Offeror quotes must demonstrate meeting the salient physical, functional, or performance characteristic specified in this solicitation, otherwise will be considered non-responsive. The technical specifications for this requirement are listed for Brand Name or Equal.

The Brand Name is Nikon.

All interested companies shall provide quotations for the following requirements herein:

Item

Part

Nikon Part Number

Description / Salient Characteristics

Stands

Manual

MBA95000

LED, Low Profile - manual Stage height Less than 180mm

Motorized

MBA93000

LED, Low Profile - Stage height Less than 180mm includes Motorized Nosepiece, on-stand Up/Down Objective Control and Keypad controller

Power Cord

79035

Â

Viewing body

Fixed Binocular Head

MBB92106

Â

Ergonomic Binocular Head

MBB93800

Tilt, Telescope, Riser/Height Adjustable

Eyepieces

10X

MAK10110

FN 22

Eyecup

MAK99000

Reticle

175961

10 mm scale (extra eyepiece for each one)

Nosepiece

6 position Nosepeice

MBP71316

Â

6 position w/ Analyzer Slot

MBP71325

6 place nosepieces with analyzer slot

7 position

MBP99405

Motorized nosepiece with Analyzer Slot

Stage (with height adjustable stage handle)

Mechanical, Right

MBC91115

Control Wand on Right. Includes Slide Holder

Mechanical Left -

MBC91126

Control Wand on Left. Includes Slide Holder

Plain

92620

Â

Condenser

Abbe (4-100x)

MBL71105

Â

Achromat/Aplanat Oil

MBL71405

Â

Swing-out (1-100x)

MBL71305

Flip out at 1x and 2x

Flip-out (2-100x)

MBL11300

Â

Motorized

MBL99300

Automatic Flip-in/out with light intensity memory Top Lens - for use w/ motorized stand (above)

Phase Turret

MBL73105

Â

Centering Telescope

MAK85005

Â

Objectives (Mag)

Plan Achro 1X

MRL00012

Plan Achro 2X

MRL00022

Â

Plan Achro 4X

MRL00042

Plan Achro 10X

MRL00102

Â

Plan Achro 20X

MRL00202

Â

Plan Achro 40X

MRL00402

Â

Plan Achro 50X oil

MRL01502

Â

FF Achro Achro 60X

MRP00602

Â

Plan Achro 100X oil

MRL01903

Â

Plan Fluor 4X

MRH00041

Â

Plan Fluor 10X

MRH00101

Â

Plan Fluor 20X

MRH00201

Â

Plan Fluor 40X

MRH00401

Â

Plan Fluor 60X

MRH00602

Â

Plan Fluor 100X

MRH01902

Â

Plan Apo 2X

MRD00025

Â

Plan Apo 4X

MRD00045

Â

Plan Apo 10X

MRD00105

Â

Plan Apo 20X

MRD00205

Â

Plan Apo 40X

MRD00405

Â

Plan Apo 60X

MRD00605

Â

Plan Apo 100X oil

MRD01905

Â

Phase contrast Plan Achro 20X

MRL20202

Â

Phase contrast Plan Achro 40X

MRL20402

Â

Dual View

Face-to-Face

MBB75100

Â

Side-by-Side

MBB75110

Â

Support Pillar

MBB75150

Â

LED pointer

MBB75141

Red/Green

AC adapter

MBF81001

Â

Power Cord

79035

Â

Camera (Driver is digitally signed and is compatible with Windows 10)

Camera,

MQA18000

USB (no PCIMA), 5+ Mp

USB and Trigger Cables

77013245

Â

AC Adapter, Power Cord

MQF52056

Â

Software

MQS33000

Measurement, Annotation

Software

MQS33100

Multi-License

Camera mount

MBB96855

Includes Parfocality Adjustment and Centering

Ergonomic Accessories

Nosepiece Spacer

MBP91705

Â

Nosepiece Spacer - Motorized

CI-NS SPACER FOR NOSEPIECE-NC with Service Fee

Â

Risers

MBB75710

Â

Knob Extender

MXA22129

Â

Accessories

Gout Polarizer

MBB75380

Â

Gout Analyzer, Slider

MBN91921

Â

Simple Polarizer

MBB75370

Â

Simple Analyzer, Slider

MBN74925

Â

Dust Cover

MXA22049

Â

(vii) Delivery shall occur within 90 days after award to the following FOB destinations. (See Attachment A for calculating item/quantity distribution):

VA Loma Linda Healthcare System

11201 Benton Street

Loma Linda, CA 92357

909-825-7084

VA San Diego Healthcare System

3350 La Jolla Village Drive

San Diego, CA 92161

858-552-8585

Southern Arizona VA Health Care System

3601 South 6th Avenue

Tucson, AZ 85723

520-792-1450

VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System

11301 Wilshire Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90073

310-478-3711

Phoenix VA Health Care System

650 East Indian School Road

Phoenix, AZ 85012

928-445-4860

VA Long Beach Healthcare System

5901 East 7th Street

Long Beach, CA 90822

562-826-8000

(viii) The provision at 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items, applies to this solicitation.

All offeror quotes for this solicitation must be received electronically through email to Gene Chu at gene.chu2@va.gov no later than Friday, June 21, 2019, 1:00 PM PST. Ensure to reference solicitation number 36C26219Q0815 within subject line of the email. Any offeror quotes received after the prescribed date/time shall be considered non-responsive and will not be considered for award.

Any questions regarding this solicitation must be received electronically through email to Gene Chu at gene.chu2@va.gov no later than Friday, June 14, 2019, 1:00 PM PST. For alternative support contact Won Chae at Won.Chae@va.gov or Daniel Ruiz at Daniel.Ruiz@va.gov. Ensure to reference solicitation number 36C26219Q0815 within subject line of the email.

Any equal offers must cite the equal Brand Name and present product data/information in the SAME format of the attached spreadsheet ( Equal Part Number, Equal Description of Salient Characteristics, Unit Costs); Brand Name offers shall enter unit costs per item under the Unit Cost category (See table in Attachment A for providing required data/information).

Further instructions for completing the table are defined herein:

Cells E2 to E67, enter the part number for the equivalent brand item. For Brand Name offers enter "N/A".

Cells F2 to F67, enter the description of the equivalent item to meet the salient physical, functional, or performance characteristic specified in this solicitation. For Brand Name offers enter "N/A".

Cells G2 to G67, enter any additional notes relevant to the referenced item. For Brand Name offers enter "N/A".

Cells H2 to H67, enter the single unit cost without using the dollar symbol $. (Examples: 23.55 or 23.00)

(ix) 52.212-2 Evaluation -- Commercial Items (Oct 2014)

(a) The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers:

Lowest price technically acceptable.

Technical acceptability shall be established by review of each submitted quote by the designated technical evaluator(s) and verification that any equal-to items meet the salient characteristics included in this solicitation. Submissions to this solicitation must show clear, compelling and convincing evidence that equal-to items meet all the salient characteristics (see Attachment A).

(b) Options. The Government will evaluate offers for award purposes by adding the total price for all options to the total price for the basic requirement. The Government may determine that an offer is unacceptable if the option prices are significantly unbalanced. Evaluation of options shall not obligate the Government to exercise the option(s).

(c) A written notice of award or acceptance of an offer, mailed or otherwise furnished to the successful offeror within the time for acceptance specified in the offer, shall result in a binding contract without further action by either party. Before the offer s specified expiration time, the Government may accept an offer (or part of an offer), whether or not there are negotiations after its receipt, unless a written notice of withdrawal is received before award.

(End of Provision)

(x) Must include a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3 -- Offeror Representations and Certifications -- Commercial Items, with this solicitation.

(xi) The clause at 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions -- Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition.

(xii) The clause at 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes Or Executive Orders -- Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition.

(xiii) The following clauses also apply:

52.211-6 -- Brand Name or Equal (Aug 1999)

(a) If an item in this solicitation is identified as brand name or equal, the purchase description reflects the characteristics and level of quality that will satisfy the Government s needs. The salient physical, functional, or performance characteristics that equal products must meet are specified in the solicitation.

(b) To be considered for award, offers of equal products, including equal products of the brand name manufacturer, must

(1) Meet the salient physical, functional, or performance characteristic specified in this solicitation;

(2) Clearly identify the item by

(i) Brand name, if any; and

(ii) Make or model number;

(3) Include descriptive literature such as illustrations, drawings, or a clear reference to previously furnished descriptive data or information available to the Contracting Officer; and

(4) Clearly describe any modification the offeror plans to make in a product to make it conform to the solicitation requirements. Mark any descriptive material to clearly show the modification.

(c) The Contracting Officer will evaluate equal products on the basis of information furnished by the offeror or identified in the offer and reasonably available to the Contracting Officer. The Contracting Officer is not responsible for locating or obtaining any information not identified in the offer.

(d) Unless the offeror clearly indicates in its offer that the product being offered is an equal product, the offeror shall provide the brand name product referenced in the solicitation.

52.217-6 -- Option for Increased Quantity. As prescribed in 17.208(d), Option for Increased Quantity (Mar 1989), the Government may increase the quantity of supplies called for in the Schedule at the unit price specified. The Contracting Officer may exercise the option up to 50% by written notice to the Contractor within 180 days of delivery. Delivery of the added items shall continue at the same rate as the like items called for under the contract, unless the parties otherwise agree.

(End of Clause)

52.209-6

Protecting the government s interest when subcontracting with contractors debarred, suspended, or proposed for debarment

Aug 2013

52.232-33

Payment by electronic funds transfer system for award management

Jul 2013

52.232-40

Providing accelerated payments to small business subcontractors

Dec 2013

52.233-1

Disputes

May 2014

52.233-3

Protest after award

Aug 1996

52.252-2

Clauses incorporated by reference

Feb 1998

852.203-70

Commercial advertising

Jan 2008

852.232-72

Electronic submission of payment requests

Nov 2012

852.237-70

Contractor responsibilities

Apr 1984

(xiv) N/A

The full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at the following:

http://farsite.hill.af.mil/vffara.htm

http://www.acquisition.gov/comp/far/index.html

http://www.va.gov/oal/library/vaar/index.asp

(xv) All offeror quotes for this solicitation must be received electronically through email to Gene Chu at gene.chu2@va.gov no later than Friday, June 21, 2019, 1:00 PM PST. Ensure to reference solicitation number 36C26219Q0815 within subject line of the email. Any offeror quotes received after the prescribed date/time shall be considered non-responsive and will not be considered for award.

(xvi) Any questions regarding this solicitation must be received electronically through email to Gene Chu at gene.chu2@va.gov no later than Friday, June 14, 2019, 1:00 PM PST. For alternative support contact Won Chae at Won.Chae@va.gov or Daniel Ruiz at Daniel.Ruiz@va.gov. Ensure to reference solicitation number 36C26219Q0815 within subject line of the email.
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Additional Info :
Contracting Office Address :
Department of Veterans Affairs;Network Contracting Office 22;4811 Airport Plaza Drive;Suite 600;Long Beach CA 90815
Point of Contact(s) :
Gene Chu
Gene.Chu2@va.gov
562-766-2308

Work Email
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General Information
Notice Type:
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Original Posted Date:
June 7, 2019
Posted Date:
June 10, 2019
Response Date:
June 21, 2019
Original Response Date:
June 21, 2019
Archiving Policy:
Automatic, on specified date
Original Archive Date:
July 21, 2019
Archive Date:
July 21, 2019
Original Set Aside:
N/A
Set Aside:
N/A
Classification Code:
66 -- Instruments & laboratory equipment
NAICS Code:
333 -- Machinery Manufacturing/333314 -- Optical Instrument and Lens Manufacturing

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