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--Request for Information (RFI): Asbestos Analytical Services

Solicitation Number: SOL-HQ-12-00013
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Office: Office of Acquisition Management (OAM)
Location: EPA/Headquarters (HPOD & SRRPOD)
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Added: May 23, 2012 4:42 pm Modified: May 24, 2012 10:01 amTrack Changes
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is issuing this Request for Information (RFI) to:

1. Gather industry input on the referenced draft Statement of Work (SOW) in order to standardize the Asbestos Analytical Services requirements.

2. Request information on any industry changes or improvements that the Government should consider when looking to achieve best value by improving quality and reducing costs.

3. Request information on possible future acquisition of the services in the referenced SOW draft.


EPA Headquarters Analytical Services Branch (ASB) in the Office of Superfund Remediation and Technology Innovation (OSRTI) is responsible for managing and supporting national programs to provide the Agency with environmental analytical laboratory services. ASB is also responsible for developing and managing national analytical services for lower volume and specialized analysis under the NRAS program which may include analyses such as dioxin, PCB congeners, air, asbestos, radiological, chemical, biological, explosives, and modified methods and analyses. The NAICS code for Testing Laboratories is 541380.


This RFI is issued solely for information and planning purposes and does not constitute a Request for Proposal (RFP), Invitation for Bid (IFB), or an obligation on the part of the Government to acquire any services. Responses to this RFI are not offers and will not be accepted by the Government to form a binding contract of any nature. The Government will not award a contract based on this RFI. The Government reserves the right to determine how it should proceed as a result of this notice. Responding parties should not anticipate Government feedback on their respective submissions. The Government will not pay any cost incurred in response to this RFI. All costs associated with responding to this RFI will be solely at the responding party's expense. If a solicitation is released, it will be via FedBizOpps ( It is the responsibility of the potential offerors to monitor the website for any information that may pertain to this RFI or a future so licitation. All information solicited and received in this RFI will be treated as information only. Responses to this RFI will not be returned. The information provided in this RFI is subject to change and is not binding on the Government.

Please see attached the full version of the RFI, Draft SOW, and NADES spreadsheets for further details and instructions on how to respond.

Thank you for your participation in this request.
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Asbestos Analytical Services

Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Asbestos Analytical Services
Posted Date:
May 24, 2012
Description: Asbestos Analytical Services RFI
Description: Asbestos Analytical Services Draft SOW
Description: National Asbestos Data Entry Spreadsheet for Air Analysis by Phase Contrast Microscopy (PCM) DRAFT
Description: National Asbestos Data Entry Spreadsheet for Air & Dust Analysis by Superfund Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) DRAFT
Description: National Asbestos Data Entry Spreadsheet for Bulk & Soil Analysis by Polarized Light Microscopy (PLM) - DRAFT
Description: Link to RFI on EPA Website
SRRPODUS Environmental Protection AgencyAriel Rios Building1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N. W.Mail Code: 3805RWashingtonDC20460USA
Nnenna Njoku,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 202-564-6237
Helen Britz,
Contracting Officer
Phone: 202-564-9633