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Schedule 65 VII In Vitro Diagnostics, Reagents, Test Kits, & Test Sets

 
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Important Notice

The 65 VII solicitation has been updated!

The Schedule

Federal Supply Schedule Invitro Diagnostic, Reagent, Test Kit, and Test Set contracts are awarded for blood bank, chemistry, coagulation, hematology, histology/cytology, microbiology, phlebotomy, serology/immunology, and urinalysis tests.

Federal Supply Codes (FSC) — The FSC Class(es)/Product Code(s) for the 65 VII Schedule include:

  • 6550 — In Vitro Diagnostic Substances, Reagents, Test Kits, and Sets

Special Item Numbers — Access a comprehensive listing of the special item numbers under the 65 VII schedule.

Maximum Order Threshold — The Contractor is not obligated to honor any order for a combination of items in excess of:

Special Item Number (SIN) Maximum Order Threshold
555-1—555-10 $25,000 per item / per order

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Codes and Business Size Determination — The following NAICS codes and size standards apply under the 65V II Solicitation:

NAICS
Code
Description Small Business
Size Standard
325413 In Vitro Diagnostic Substance Manufacturing 500 Employees
In accordance with FAR 19.102(f), the applicable small business size standard for wholesalers, dealers, distributors, or other non-manufacturers is 500 employees.

The Solicitation

The 65 VII In Vitro Diagnostics, Reagents, Test Kits, & Test Sets Schedule solicitation has been updated!  The new solicitation (M5-Q52A-04-R5) is available for download from FedBizOpps.

Download the 65 VII R5 Update Summary for a summary of the formatting changes and a complete listing of the updated clauses and provisions.

Please take note of the new solicitation format.  It is recommended that you retain a copy of the solicitation and your proposal for your records.  Offerors and contractors are held accountable and responsible for complying with all of the provisions and clauses located in the solicitation document.

We will accept solicitations other than the current R5 solicitation through March 17, 2014.  All proposals submitted after March 17, 2014 under versions other than R5 will be returned without further action.


The Solicitation Package — The list below outlines the documents that comprise the current 65 VII Solicitation package (M5-Q52A-04-R5), including the specific elements which make up a complete solicitation proposal package.  It is essential that all required elements are accurate, current, and complete — incomplete or incorrect submissions may be returned without further consideration, and could greatly lengthen the processing time of your proposal.

  • 01—Read Me First
  • 02—Solicitation Document
  • 03—Regulations Incorporated by Reference
  • 04—Vendor Response Document (Return with offer)
  • 05—Commercial Sales Practice Format (Return with offer)
  • 06—Proposal Price List Preparation (Return with offer)
  • 07—Past Performance Evaluation (Return with offer for new FSS contractors)
  • 08—Small Business Subcontracting Plan (Return with offer for large businesses whose total estimated contract value exceeds $650,000)
  • 09—Overseas Delivery (Return with offer when proposing overseas delivery)
  • 10—Pricelist Proposal Preparation (Overseas Delivery) (Return with offer when proposing overseas delivery)

Required Amendments — In addition to the documents/information required for the solicitation package, you must also submit the Amendments outlined below.  Failure to submit all required Amendments may delay the review of your solicitation proposal package.

  • There are no amendments at this time.

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