This is Sources Sought announcement only this is not a Request for Quote. The purpose of this notice is to conduct market research and obtain information from qualified vendors with special interest. No solicitation is being issued at this time. This notice shall not be construed as a commitment by the Government to ultimately award a contract, nor does it restrict the Government to a particular acquisition approach. All information submitted in response to this announcement is voluntary; the Government will not pay for information requested nor will it compensate any respondent for any cost incurred in developing information provided to the Government. RFI # 3624220Q1033
The appropriate NAICS Code is 339113 (please add your NAICS code on your response)
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Network Contracting Office 2, and the Buffalo VA Medical Center in NY anticipates a brand name purchase for N95 Face Masks.
0001 9500-N95 4,000 BOXES (2O PER BOX) DISPOSABLE SURGICAL N95 RESPIRATOR MASKS ~ MANUFACTURER IS ZHOU MEDICAL SOLUTIONS, LLC ~ RESPIRATOR ON THE CDC WEBSITE, AND IT HAS ALSO BEEN CLEARED BY THE FDA AS A SURGICAL MASK
** Must prove point of manufacturer & distribution channel ~ include lead time in response
This procurement is for new items only; no remanufactured or "gray market" items. FOB destination.
Interested vendors are reminded that in accordance with FAR 4.12, prospective contractors shall complete electronic annual representations and certifications in conjunction with FAR 4.11 required registration in the System for Award Management (SAM) database prior to award of a contract.
Responses should address how you will meet the Government's needs and provide a brief capability statement. All vendors that are interested in meeting this requirement are asked to submit the following information as well: 1) Company Name:
2) Company Address:
3) DUNS Number:
4) Company POC Name:
5) Company POC Phone:
6) Company POC Email:
7) Business type: (Large, Small, Woman-Owned, VOSB/SDVOSB, etc.): Please identify your company's small business size standard and applicable NAICS code. For more information refer to http://www.sba.gov/content/table-small-business-size-standards. Note: If claiming SDVOSB or VOSB, the firm must be registered, and CVE verified in VetBiz Registry http://www.vetbiz.gov/ ; also include VetBiz certification. (Non-Manufacturer rules apply)
A formal RFQ may be issued upon receipt of information pertaining to this Sources Sought Notice. If you are capable of meeting the requirement, please send your responses via email NLT 14:00pm, Aug 12, 2020 to Denise Edmonds, Contracting Officer, at Denise.Edmonds@va.gov using the RFQ/RFI # for your subject line.
DO NOT SEND QUOTES AT THIS TIME