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66--Lab Instrument- Total Assurance Plan (TAP) for Maintenance Agreement

Solicitation Number: RFQ-RT-12-00150
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Office: Office of Acquisition Management (OAM)
Location: RTP Procurement Operations Division (RTPPOD)
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Added: Aug 02, 2012 10:31 am Modified: Aug 02, 2012 11:36 amTrack Changes
NAICS Code: 811219 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) Research Triangle Park Procurement Operations Division (RTPPOD) intends to negotiate a sole source purchase order under Simplified Acquisition Procedures to Waters Corporation, 34 Maple St, Milford, MA 01757, for the acquisition of a 12 month Total Assurance Plan (TAP) for a maintenance agreement for a specific Waters Acquity (Ultra High Performance Liquid Chromatography-UPLC), and Quattro Premier XE Mass Spectrometer. Waters Corporation has exclusive copyrights, patents, and/or trade secret ownership; and, therefore, is the only vendor that can satisfy the requirement. In order to ensure correct system operation, the circumstance permitting Other than Full and Open Competition is FAR 6.302-1 Sole Source, ?only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements?.

The period of performance is expected to begin August 2012 through August 2013. All interested parties who believe they can provide the required maintenance/services, should fully explain their capabilities and qualifications in writing within 10 days from the date of this announcement. This announcement and amendments will be available via the internet at the following URL:

The intent of this synopsis is to determine if any other source(s) exist; and, therefore, no solicitation (RFQ) is available. Consequently, any response(s) failing to provide the aforementioned data but instead choosing merely to submit a routine letter requesting a copy of the RFQ will not be honored. Submit your response to the U.S. EPA, Research Triangle Park [RTP] Procurement Operations Division Attn: Jacqueline Sayles via email at

Contracting Office Address: Environmental Protection Agency, ORD Service Center, NERL, RTP Procurement Operations Division, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711

Point of Contact(s): Point of Contact, Jacqueline Sayles, Phone (919) 541-4826.

Contracting Office Address: RTPPODUS Environmental Protection Agency109 T.W. Alexander Drive Mail Code: E105-02Research Triangle Park NC 27709 USA Point of Contact(s): Jacqueline Sayles
RTPPODUS Environmental Protection Agency109 T.W. Alexander DriveMail Code: E105-02Research Triangle ParkNC27709USA
Jacqueline Sayles