65--ENT Binocular with Stand

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
State: Iowa
Type of Government: Federal
FSC Category:
  • 65 - Medical, Dental, and Veterinary Equipment and Supplies
NAICS Category:
  • 339112 - Surgical and Medical Instrument Manufacturing
Set Aside: Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business
Posted Date: Aug 26, 2019
Due Date:
Solicitation No: 36C26319Q0952
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Opportunity History
  • Original Synopsis
    Aug 26, 2019
    2:07 pm
Solicitation Number :
Notice Type :
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Synopsis :
Added: Aug 26, 2019 2:07 pm
Solicitation Number: 36C26319Q0952


In accordance with FAR Part 13 this a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.

This Solicitation is issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ) for the following Commercial Items:

ENT Microscope with stand, Brand-Name or Equal, 100% Set-Aside for SDVOSBs

Respond by: Please see INSTRUCTIONS TO OFFERORS below.

SDVOSB Set-Aside:

This solicitation is Set-aside 100% for Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). Only VA verified SDVOSBs listed in the Vendor Information Pages (VIP) Database at the time of award of contract will be considered. Quotations from Non-VIP verified offerors will be considered non-responsive, will not be evaluated and will not be eligible for award. Click on this link for Vetbiz: https://www.vip.vetbiz.gov/

Brand-Name Only/Brand-Name or Equal solicitation:

This is a Brand-Name or Equal solicitation.

NAICS code/Size Standard/PSC or FSC:

NAICS code (North American Industrial Classification system: 339112

Size Standard for this NAICS code: 1000 employees

PSC/FSC (Product Service Code/Federal Supply Code): 6515

Type of Contract/Award:

The type of contract/award the government intends to make/enter for this solicitation is a single award, firm-fixed price purchase order.

Contract Period: Delivery Days ARO.

Method of Payment:

Payment will be made electronically to:

Department of Veterans Affairs FMS-VA-2(101), Financial Services Center, PO Box 149971, Austin

TX 78714-9971 through the Tungsten Network Client Services. For help call: 1-866-340-4980, E-mail: va.registration@tungsten-network.com.

Provisions and Clauses:

All provisions and clauses applicable to this solicitation can be viewed in full text using the following web addresses: https://www.acquisition.gov/browsefar -or- https://www.va.gov/oal/library/vaar/

General Equipment Name: ENT Microscope with stand

Description: VA-CIHCS has a requirement for: ENT clinic requires a new Microscope with floor stand to replace a current scope that is at end of life. Name brand of Global to be compatible with other Global equipment in clinic as well as no more training of staff.

Salient Characteristics (at least 5), The item must: be/ have/ do these things

Floor Stand with concave bottom to fit around box in around exam room (picture attached)

Horizontal arm, spring arm, extension arm

Microscope, Axis control system, angler arm and coupler with variety (3.2x 6.4x and 12.8x)

3 step magnification

Optical range 250

Must be LED light (no exceptions) and have a green filter

Evaluation Criteria

Technically acceptable (meets or exceeds salient characteristics)

Small business consideration Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business; SDVOSB


Required Individual Line Items & Quantity of Items

Item #

Description/Part Number*



A-Series ENT Microscope



Mobile Floor Stand


(1 each) Maintenance Manuals (CD, PDF or Word)

(1 each) User Manuals

(1 each) Cleaning Instructions for all equipment, supplies and accessories

Trade-In Items (include make, model and serial # of all items to be used as a trade-in) no trade in for this requirement.

Expendable Supplies There are no expendable supplies with this requirement.

Maintenance and Full Service Repair Contracts Service contract not required

Warranty Information - 5-year warranty included in cost.

In Service Training Training not required. ,

Bio-Med Training Bio-med staff training not required.

Installation and/or De-Installation Services (does this equipment require special electrical, gas, steam, oxygen, or network connectivity?) This requirement has no special install/ de-install.

Delivery Requirements: Please include any shipping costs that are not included in the cost of the line items.


Delivery Terms: 30 Calendar Days or Less ARO, FOB Destination.

Deliver to: Department of Veteran Affairs

Des Moines VA Medical Center, Warehouse

3600 30th Street

Des Moines, Iowa 50310


The Provision FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items (Jan 2017) applies to this acquisition.

(End of Provision 52.212-1)

Addendum to 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items:

Respond by:

Offerors are to email complete offers to, Steven.Hernandez3@va.gov

Offers must be received no later than: 02:00pm CST Tuesday September 3,2019.

Please include in the subject line: Solicitation 36C26319Q0952 ENT Microscope with Stand

Letter of Authorization to Distribute for the Original Equipment Manufacturer:

In accordance with the Original Equipment/No Gray Market Goods language under TERMS & CONDITIONS stated below, a letter of Authorization to Distribute shall be included with the offer and received before the closing time and date of this solicitation.

(End of Addendum to 52.212-1)


The Provision FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation Commercial Items (Oct 2014) applies to this acquisition and the following two lines are to be used and inserted into paragraph (a) of the that provision:

LPTA The basis for award will be Lowest Price Technically Acceptable - evaluated on technical capability of the item offered to meet the Government requirement. The government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror who offers the Lowest Price Technically Acceptable quote. The government shall evaluate the lowest quote first and if found technically acceptable will not evaluate other quotes.

Past performance IAW 9.104-3(b). The government will consider past performance when making a contractor responsibility determination IAW 9.104-3(b).

(End of Provision 52.212-2)


The Provision 52.212-3, Offeror Representation and Certifications Commercial Items applies to this acquisition. The offeror is required to include a completed copy of this provision with their offer if indicated as instructed by the language of the provision.

(End of Provision 52.212-3)


The Clause 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions Commercial Items (Jan 2017), applies to this acquisition.

(End of Clause 52.212-4)


52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference (FEB 1998)

52.232-40, Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors (DEC 2013)

852.203-70, Commercial advertising (Jan 2008)

852.219-10, VA Notice of Total Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Set-Aside (Jul


852.232-72, Electronic submission of payment requests (NOV 2012).

Original Equipment/No Gray Market Goods

(a) This procurement is for new OEM medical supplies, medical equipment and/or services contracts for maintenance of medical equipment (i.e. replacement parts) for VA Medical Centers. No remanufactured, used, expired, outdated (old edition or old model) or gray market items will be acceptable. Gray market items are Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) goods sold through unauthorized channels in direct competition with authorized distributors.

(b) Offeror shall be a distributor that is authorized directly by the manufacturer (OEM) of the proposed medical supplies, medical equipment and/or services contracts for maintenance of medical equipment (i.e. replacement parts), verified by an authorization letter from the manufacturer. The OEM s warranty and service shall be provided and maintained by the OEM and pass through to the VA. All software licensing, warranty and service associated with the medical supplies, medical equipment and/or services contracts for maintenance of medical equipment shall be in accordance with the OEM terms and conditions and shall pass through to the VA.

(c) The delivery of remanufactured, used, expired, outdated (old edition or old model) or gray market items to the VA in the fulfillment of an order/award constitutes a breach of contract. Accordingly, the VA reserves the right to enforce any of its contractual remedies. This includes termination of the contract or, solely at the VA s election, allowing the Vendor to replace, at no cost to the Government, any remanufactured or gray market item(s) delivered to a VA medical facility upon discovery of such items.


The Clause 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Commercial Items applies to this acquisition. The FAR clauses listed below are the clauses chosen from paragraph (b) of this provision that apply to this acquisition and are incorporated by reference:

52.219-13, Notice of Set-Aside of Orders (NOV 2011) (15 U.S.C. 644(r)).

52.219-27, Notice of Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Set-Aside (NOV 2011)

52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Representation (Jul 2013)

52.222 19, Child Labor Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (OCT 2016) (E.O. 13126).

52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (APR 2015).

52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (SEP 2016) (E.O. 11246).

52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (JUL 2014) (29 U.S.C. 793).

52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (MAR 2015) (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O. 13627).

52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (AUG 2011)

52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (JUN 2008) (E.O.'s, proclamations, and

statutes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury).

52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer System for Award Management (Jul 2013)

(31 U.S.C. 3332).

52.232-40, Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors (DEC 2013)

(End Clause 52.212-5)

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Posted Date:
August 26, 2019
Description: 36C26319Q0952 36C26319Q0952.docx
Contracting Office Address :
Department of Veterans Affairs;NETWORK 23 CONTRACTING OFFICE;1303 5th St, Suite 300;Coralville IA 52241
Place of Performance :
VA Central Iowa Health Care System;Des Moines;3600 30th street;Des Moines Iowa
Point of Contact(s) :

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General Information
Notice Type:
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Posted Date:
August 26, 2019
Response Date:
Archiving Policy:
Automatic, on specified date
Archive Date:
August 31, 2019
Original Set Aside:
Set Aside:
Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business
Classification Code:
65 -- Medical, dental & veterinary equipment & supplies
339 -- Miscellaneous Manufacturing/339112 -- Surgical and Medical Instrument Manufacturing

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