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65--Ultrasonic Surgical Aspirator- CUSAEXCEL

Solicitation Number: 672-10-3-103-0186
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Office: VA Caribbean Health Care System
Location: Department of Veterans Affairs Caribbean Health Care System
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AMENDMENT NOTICE: This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, in conjunction with FAR 13.5, as applicable, and as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; bids are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation number is 672-10-3-103-0186 and is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular FAC 2005-34. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 423450 with a small business size standard of 100.00 employees. This requirement is a [ Service-Disabled Veteran Owned ] set-aside and only qualified offerors may submit bids. The solicitation pricing on will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2010-04-15 12:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at FOB Destination shall be HILLSBOROUGH, NJ 08844

The VHA San Juan, FL Medical Center requires the following items, Exact Match Only, to the following:
LI 001, ULTRASONIC SURGICAL ASPIRATOR EXCEL STANDARD SET INCLUDES: CUSAEXCEL8 CONSOLE(EACH) C5600 TIP TORQUING SET (EACH)C2600 23kHz Straight Handpiece (EACH) C4601S 23kHz Standard Tip (4/BOX) C2602 36kHz Straight Handpiece (EACH) C4612S 36kHz Standard Tip (4/BOX?) C3600 23kHz Tubbing Set (6/BOX) C3601 36kHz Tubbing Set (6/BOX) C2623 23kHz Sterilization Case (EACH) C2636 36kHz Sterilization Case (EACH), 1, EA;
LI 002, EXCEL 36kHz Precision Tip, C4606S, 1, BOX;
LI 003, EXCEL 36kHz Precision Tip STRAIGHT, C4607S, 1, BOX;
LI 004, EXCEL 36kHz Curved Extended Precision Tip, C4608S, 1, BOX;
LI 005, Excel 36kHz Micro Tip, C4609S, 1, BOX;
LI 006, EXCEL 36kHz Micro Tip Straight, C4610S, 1, BOX;
LI 007, EXCEL 36kHz Curved Extended MICRO, C4611S, 1, BOX;
LI 008, EXCEL 36kHz Standard Tip, C4612S, 1, BOX;
LI 009, EXCEL 36kHz Standard Tip STRAIGHT, C4613S, 1, EA;
LI 010, EXCEL 36kHz Curved Extended STANDARD TIP, C4614S, 1, EA;
LI 011, EXCEL 36kHz CUSA Saber Tip, C4616S, 1, BOX;
LI 012, EXCEL 36kHz Micro Tip Plus, C4615S, 1, BOX;
LI 013, EXCEL 36kHz Curved Extended MICRO ELT, C4611ELT, 1, BOX;
LI 014, EXCEL 36kHz Curved Extended PRECISION TIP, C4608ELT, 1, BOX;
LI 015, EXCEL 36kHz Curved Extended STANDARD TIP, C4614ELT, 1, EA;
LI 016, EXCEL 23kHz Micro Tip, C4600S, 1, BOX;
LI 017, EXCEL 23kHz Standard Tip, C4601S, 1, BOX;
LI 018, EXCEL 23kHz Standard Tip STRAIGHT, C4602S, 1, BOX;
LI 019, EXCEL 23kHz Standard Tip Curved, C4603S, 1, BOX;
LI 020, EXCEL 23kHz Macro Tip, C4605S, 1, BOX;
LI 021, EXCEL 23kHz Standard Tip ELT, C4601ELT, 1, BOX;
LI 022, EXCEL 23kHz Macro Tip ELT, C4605ELT, 1, BOX;
LI 023, EXCEL 23kHz Laparoscopic Tip ELT, C4604ELT, 1, BOX;
LI 024, EXCEL 36kHz CEM Nosecone, C6636, 1, BOX;
LI 025, EXCEL 23kHz CEM Nosecone, C6623, 1, BOX;
LI 026, EXCEL 23kHz CEM NOSECONE, C5602, 1, BOX;
LI 027, EXCEL 36kHz Sterilizable Torque BASE, C5636, 1, EA;
LI 028, EXCEL 23kHz Disposable Wrench, C5601, 1, BOX;
LI 029, EXCEL 23kHz Sterilizable Torque BASE, C5623, 1, EA;
LI 030, EXCEL SPECIMEN TRAP, CV26043800, 1, BOX;
LI 031, EXCEL 23kHz Tubing Set, C3600, 1, BOX;
LI 032, EXCEL 36kHz Tubing Set, C3601, 1, BOX;

For this solicitation, VHA San Juan, FL Medical Center intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. VHA San Juan, FL Medical Center is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids. All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on Offerors that are not currently registered to use should proceed to to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive process. Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive.

In addition to providing pricing at for this solicitation, each offeror must provide any required, NON-PRICING responses (e.g. technical proposal, representations and certifications, etc.) directly to the point of contact in the FBO notice, so that they are received at that email address no later than the closing date and time for this solicitation.

The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions. FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial, applies to this acquisition. The selected Offeror must submit a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items. FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition.

The following FAR clauses in paragraph (b) of FAR clause 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, will apply: 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.225-13, 52.232-34. The full text of a FAR clause may be accessed electronically at

CCR Requirement - Company must be registered on Central Contractor Registration (CCR) before an award could be made to them. If company is not registered in CCR, they may do so by going to CCR web site at

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VA Caribbean Health System, Guaynabo, PR 00968
Name: Hector L. Lopez Burgos, Title: Purchansing Agent, Phone: 787-781-8700, Fax: 787-781-8721, Email:;