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Personal Protective Equipment

Solicitation Number: HDTRA2-14-T-0001
Agency: Other Defense Agencies
Office: Defense Threat Reduction Agency
Location: Albuquerque Contract Office (BCOQ)
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Special Notice
Added: Feb 20, 2014 9:31 am

This notice is being published in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 5.101 requiring the dissemination of information for proposed contract actions. This is a notice of intent to award a sole source contract and is not a request for competitive proposals. The statutory authority for this sole source procurement is prescribed by FAR 13.106-1(b).
The Defense Threat Reduction Agency intends to issue a sole source, firm-fixed-price contract with a base period and 4 options to MRI Company, 6500 Boeing Dr., El Paso, TX 79925 for the following items:
For the base period and each of the 4 options, the contractor shall provide 1200 sets of personal protective equipment (PPE) single-use overgarments, hoods and footwear as indicated by size and part numbers below. Hoods and bootliners may be integrated into the suit design, but at a minimum must be designed to afford full protection to the wearer when worn as an ensemble. All part numbers used are Orex brand. Non-ventilated protective clothing shall protect the wearer against particulate radioactive contamination, and items must comply with applicable test standards listed: Puncture resistance - EN 863:1996, Abrasion Resistance - EN 530:1995, Resistance to liquids, aerosols and particulates - EN 943-1:2002, Radiation protection standard - EN 1073-2:2002, Fire resistance - ISO 6941:1987, Tear resistance - ISO 9073-4:1997, Tensile strength of fabric - ISO 13934-2:1999, Barrier efficacy to dry aerosols,fines - ISO 13982-2:2004. The government will dispose of used garments in accordance with local regulations and procedures for disposal of contaminated garments.

Annual requirement consists of the following:

300 each - Orex Ultra Coverall, Medium, Part Number: CSA3500-M
350 each - Orex Ultra Coverall, Large, Part Number CSA3500-L
300 each - Orex Ultra Coverall, Extra Large, Part number CSA3500-XL
150 each - Orex Ultra Coverall - Double X Large, Part Number CSA3500-XXL
100 each - Orex Ultra Coverall, Triple X Large, Part Number CSA3500-3X
1200 each - Orex Ultra Bootliners, XL, Part Number CS3516-XL
1200 each - Orex Ultra Hoods, Part Number CS3555

This notice of intent is not a request for competitive proposals. However, all responsible sources may submit a capability statement demonstrating the ability to provide the requested items or exception to the intent to purchase on a sole source basis, which shall be considered by the Government if received by Friday, 28 February 2014 at 3:00 pm, mountain standard time. Written responses to this synopsis shall contain sufficient documentation to establish a bonafide capability to fulfill the requirement. Information received will be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement. A determination not to compete this requirement, based upon responses to this notice, is solely within the discretion of the Government. DTRA will not be responsible for any costs incurred by interested parties in responding to this notice. The Government is not obligated to and will not pay for any information received from potential sources as a result of this synopsis.

Please email Ms. Susan McDaniel at with responses or questions regarding this requirement.


1680 Texas Street SE
Kirtland AFB, New Mexico 87117-5669
United States
Defense Threat Reduction Agency
1680 Texas Street SE
Kirtland AFB, New Mexico 87117-5669
United States
Susan J. McDaniel,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 5058530865