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Chemicals & chemical products NAICS Code: 325 -- Chemical Manufacturing/325998 -- All Other Miscellaneous Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing 0031 is issued as a Request for Proposal. This solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 05-83 (2 JUL 2015). The Government contemplates award of a Firm-Fixed Price Contract for The United States Army, Public Health Center - Provisional (APHC (prov)) of several different types of chemicals on an, "as needed" basis. These chemicals will be used by the Laboratory Sciences Directorate to perform sample analysis on environmental, occupational health and diagnostic samples. See Attachments. (Attachment1) - Chemicals Requirement list (Attachment2) - Performance Work Statement. This solicitation is set aside as an unrestricted, Brand name only. The Associated North America Industry Classification Code (NAICS) is 325998 and the Business Size Standard is 500. This acquisition is in accordance with FAR Part 13. Contractor shall provide a unit price for each of the items listed in Attachment1 - Chemicals Requirement list. The government has a BRAND NAME ONLY requirement as specified in Attachment 1. Acceptance shall be at destination. Shipping shall be FOB Destination to US Army Public Health Command, ATTN: MCHB-TS-LOD/CSA, Bush River Road, Building E-2100, Gunpowder, MD 21010-5403. Description of the Requirement: CLIN 0001: Chemical Supplies is required in accordance to (Attachment1) - Chemicals Requirement list and (Attachment2) - Performance Work Statement. The provision at FAR 52.212-2 - Evaluation -- Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. 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 lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA) process described in FAR 15.101-2 will be used, meaning the award will be made on the basis of the lowest evaluated price of proposals meeting or exceeding the acceptability standards for non-cost factors. The technical evaluation will be a determination based on information furnished by the Contractor. The Government is not responsible for locating or securing any information which is not identified in the offer. The Government reserves the right to make an award without discussions. In order to be considered technically acceptable, Contractor responses must provide: a. Information in enough detail to show that the Contractor is able to meet the requirements of the Statement of Work and Requirements List; b. Point of contact name and contact information, company CAGE code, DUNS number, and TIN. Partial quotes will not be evaluated by the Government. SUBMISSION PROCEDURES: All questions regarding this solicitation must be submitted to the Contracting Officer via email no later than 11:00 p.m. Eastern Time, 28 January 2016, to Responses to this solicitation must be signed, dated, and received no later than 11:00 p.m. Eastern Time, 8 February 2016. Responses must be sent by email directly to the Contracting Specialist, Sharon A. Gary at All quotations from responsible sources will be fully considered. Contractors who are not registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database prior to award will not be considered. Contractors may register with SAM online for free at FAR 52.252-1 - Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference: This solicitation incorporates one or more solicitation provisions by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. The offeror is cautioned that the listed provisions may include blocks that must be completed by the offeror and submitted with its quotation or offer. In lieu of submitting the full text of those provisions, the offeror may identify the provision by paragraph identifier and provide the appropriate information with its quotation or offer. Also, the full text of a solicitation provision may be accessed electronically at the following address: The following clauses and provisions are incorporated by reference: FAR 52.203-6, Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government, Alternate I FAR 52.204-7, System for Award Management FAR 52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards FAR 52.204-13, System for Award Management Maintenance FAR 52.209-6, Protecting the Governments Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors- Commercial Items FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation- Commercial Items FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders- Commercial Items (Deviation 2013-O0019) FAR 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside FAR 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns FAR 52.219-13, Notice of Set-Aside of Orders FAR 52.219-14, Limitations on Subcontracting FAR 52.219-28, Post-Award Small Business Program Representation FAR 52.222-3, Convict Labor FAR 52.222-19, Child Labor- Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies FAR 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities FAR 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity FAR 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans FAR 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities FAR 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans FAR 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving FAR 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases FAR 52.225-25, Prohibition on Contracting with Entities Engaging in Certain Activities or Transactions Relating to Iran-Representation and Certifications FAR 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer- System for Award Management FAR 52.232-39, Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations FAR 52.233-1, Disputes FAR 52.233-2, Service of Protest FAR 52.233-3, Protest After Award FAR 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim FAR 52.239-1, Privacy or Security Safeguards FAR 52.243-1, Changes- Fixed Prices FAR 52.247-34, FOB- Destination FAR 52.249-8, Default (Fixed-Price Supply and Service) DFARS 252.203-7000, Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials DFARS 252.203-7002, Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights DFARS 252.204-7003, Control of Government Personnel Work Product DFARS 252.204-7012, Safeguarding of Unclassified Controlled Technical Information DFARS 252.204-7015, Disclosure of Information to Litigation Support Contractors DFARS 252-211-7003, Item Identification and Valuation DFARS 252.216-7006, Ordering DFARS 252.225-7012, Preference for Certain Domestic Commodities DFARS 252.225-7048, Export-Controlled Items DFARS 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports DFARS 252.232-7006, Wide Area WorkFlow Payment Instructions DFARS 252.232-7010, Levies on Contract Payments DFARS 252.243-7002, Requests for Equitable Adjustment DFARS 252.243-7001, Pricing of Contract Modifications DFARS 252.244-7000, Subcontracts for Commercial Items DFARS 252.247-7023, Transportation of Supplies by Sea EXEMPTION CERTIFICATE FROM MARYLAND RETAIL SALES AND USE TAX (JUL 1999) (APG 52.0229-4100) Exemption Certificate No. 30005004 covers exemption from Maryland Retail Sales and Use Tax. AMC-LEVEL PROTEST PROGRAM (AUG 2012) ACC-APG 5152.233-4900 If you have complaints about this procurement, it is preferable that you first attempt to resolve those concerns with the responsible Contracting Officer. However, you can also protest to Headquarters, AMC. The HQ, AMC-Level Protest Program is intended to encourage interested parties to seek resolution of their concerns within AMC as an Alternative Dispute Resolution forum, rather than filing a protest with the General Accounting Office (GAO) or other external forum. Contract award or performance is suspended during the protest to the same extent, and within the same time periods, as if filed at the GAO. The AMC protest decision goal is to resolve protests within 20 working days from filing. To be timely, protests must be filed within the periods specified in FAR 33.103. Send protests (other than protests to the Contracting Officer) to: Headquarters U.S. Army Materiel Command Office of Command Counsel-Deputy Command Counsel 4400 Martin Road Rm: A6SE040.001 Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898-5000 Phone: (256) 450-8165 Fax: (256) 450-8840 E-mail: The AMC-Level Protest Procedures are accessible via the Internet at: If Internet access is not available, contact the Contracting Officer or HQ, AMC, to obtain the AMC-Level Protest Procedures. For questions concerning this solicitation, contact Sharon A. Gary, Contract Specialist, at TELEPHONE REQUESTS WILL NOT BE HONORED. Contracting Office Address: 6001 COMBAT DR ABER PROV GRD , Maryland 21005-1846 United States Place of Performance: ACC-APG-TENANT CONTRACTING DIV 6001 Combat Drive 2nd Floor Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland 21005 United States Primary Point of Contact.: Sharon A. Gary Phone: 4438614719