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J--Intent to Sole Source- 4000 QTRAP System

Solicitation Number: RFQ-RT-13-00030
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Office: Office of Acquisition Management (OAM)
Location: RTP Procurement Operations Division (RTPPOD)
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Special Notice
Added: Dec 18, 2012 10:29 am
NAICS Code: 811219 . The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) intends to negotiate, on a sole source basis, with AB SCIEX, LLC 110 Marsh Drive, Foster City, CA 94404 to provide a maintenance assurance plan for the 4000 QTRAP System and Shimadzu Standard LC System. The EPA laboratory located at Research Triangle Park, NC has been equipped with the 4000 QTRAP System and Shimadzu Standard LC System. Since AB Sciex is the manufacturer of the QTRAP system, is the sole proprietor of the parts for the instruments and has the proprietary expertise to repair and maintain the system, EPA believes this is the only vendor capable of satisfying the requirement for these particular systems. The circumstance permitting ?soliciting from a single source? at this time is FAR 13.106-1(2)(b). The anticipated period of performance is 12 months. All interested parties who believe they can provide the required maintenance agreement should fully explain their capabilities and quali fications in writing within 15 days from the date of this announcement and provide itemized pricing that is sufficient to make a determination that competition is feasible. The intent of this synopsis is to determine if any source(s) exist, therefore, no solicitation (RFQ) is available. Submit response to the U.S. EPA, Attn: Robin S. Harris (E105-02), RTP Procurement Operations Division, 4930 Page Road, Durham, NC 27703 or email to No telephonic or faxed requests will be honored.
RTPPODUS Environmental Protection AgencyRTP Procurement Operations Division(E105-02)4930 Old Page RoadDurhamNC27703USA
Robin S. Harris