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Mixtures toxicity Study

Solicitation Number: RFQ-RT-13-00080
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Office: Office of Acquisition Management
Location: RTP Procurement Operations Division, E105-02
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RFQ-RT-13-00080
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Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
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Added: Jul 02, 2013 4:19 pm
THIS IS A COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FORMAT IN FEDERAL ACQUISITION REGULATION (FAR) SUBPART 12.6 "SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS", AS SUPPLEMENTED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS NOTICE. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ONLY SOLICITATION. QUOTATIONS ARE BEING REQUESTED AND A WRITTEN SOLICITATION WILL NOT BE ISSUED. This solicitation number is RFQ-RT-13-00080 and the solicitation is being issued as a 100% SMALL BUSINESS SET-ASIDE competition Request for Quotation (RFQ) using FAR Part 13 Simplified Acquisition Procedures. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 05-68. The associated North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code 541712 - Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering and Life Sciences, which has a size standard of 500 employees to qualify as a small business, is applicable. A firm fixed-price contract is anticipated to result from award of this solicitation. The procurement is to conduct a study whose outcome will lead to an improved understanding of the health risk posed by exposure to chemical mixtures. The period of performance of this contract shall be 24 months from the date of contract award. The request for Quote, Statement of Work, Evaluation Criteria, Pricing Sheet and any other information is located at the EPA Procurement Website at http://www.epa.gov/oam/rtp_cmd. The following FAR provisions apply to this solicitation: 52.212 1, Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items, FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation - Commercial items. In accordance with FAR 52.204-7(b)(1)Central Contractor Registration, all prospective awardees shall be registered in the CCR/SAM database prior to award, during performance, and through final payment of any contract or purchasing agreement resulting from this solicitation (www.sam.gov). All offerors are to include with their offers an affirmation that Offeror Representations and Certifications -Commercial Items, are complete for the NAICS code applicable in the SAM database. The following FAR clauses apply to this acquisition: 52.212 4, Contract Terms and Conditions Commercial Items. The following additional FAR clauses which are cited in clauses 52.212 5 are applicable to the acquisition: 52.219-6 Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside; 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Representation; 52.222-3 Convict Labor, 52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities, 52.222 26, Equal Opportunity; 52.222 35, Affirmative Action for Disabled Veterans and Veterans of the Vietnam Era; 52.222 36, Affirmative Action for Handicapped Workers; 52.222 37, Employment Reports on Special Disabled Veterans and Veterans of the Vietnam Era; 52.222-50 Combating Trafficking in Persons; 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases; 52.232 33, Payment by Electronic Fund Transfer-Central Contractor Registration. All technical questions are to be forwarded to the Contracting Officer at the following email address: harris.robin@epa.gov. NOTE: Offerors should review any other information posted with this Request for Quotation on EPA's website at the following address: http://www.epa.gov/oam/rtp_cmd. Arrow down to the CURRENT SOLICITATIONS section and click on the solicitation. ALL FURTHER INFORMATION RELATED TO THIS SOLICITATION WILL BE LOCATED AT THE EPA WEBSITE. Please submit two copies each of the technical and price proposal to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, RTP Procurement Operations Division, Attn: Robin S. Harris (E105-02), 4930 Old Page Road, Durham, NC 27703. All offers are due by July 26, 2013, 12:00 p.m. (noon), ET. No telephonic or faxed requests will be honored.
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4930 Old Page Road
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27703
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Robin Harris
Phone: (919)541-0955