Office of Procurement, Acquisition and Logistics (OPAL)
Schedule 65 I B Drugs, Pharmaceuticals, & Hematology Related Products
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Federal Supply Schedule Drugs, Pharmaceuticals, & Hematology Related Products contracts are awarded for items such as non-prescription medicated cosmetics; drugs (including generics and over-the-counter); IV delivery systems; nutritional supplements; and soaps & dispensing equipment.
Federal Supply Code (FSC) – The FSC Class(es)/Product Codes(s) for the 65 I B Schedule include:
- 6505 – Drugs and Biologicals
- 6508 – Medicated Cosmetics and Toiletries
Special Item Numbers — Access a comprehensive listing of the special item numbers under the 65 I B Schedule. Note that SINs requiring a prescription are not available for purchase through GSA Advantage.
65 I B Maximum Order Thresholds – The Contractor is not obligated to honor any order for a combination of items in excess of:
|Special Item Number (SIN)||Maximum Order Threshold|
|42-1—42-5, INP||$250,000 per item
$1,000,000 per order
|622||$25,000 per item / per order|
Public Law 102-585 – Visit the Public Law page for information on SIN 42-2A and the Public Law process!
65 I B Contract Extensions – Prior to the expiration of the initial 5 year base contract period, 65 I B contractors must submit a proposal for a new FSS contract. 65 I B contracts will be granted short-term extensions only, ensuring ample time for submission and review of a new proposal. All new and follow-on 65 I B proposals with an estimated annual value of $5 million will be submitted to the VA OIG for pre-award audit review.
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Codes and Business Size Determination — The following NAICS codes and size standards apply under the 65 I B Solicitation:
|NAICS Code||Description||Small Business Size Standard|
|325412||Pharmaceutical Preparation Manufacturing||1,250 Employees|
|325611||Soap and Other Detergent Manufacturing||1,000 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.|
65 I B Drugs, Pharmaceuticals, & Hematology Related Products Schedule solicitation (M5-Q50A-03-R7) is available for download via FedBizOpps.
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.
The Solicitation Package – The list below outlines the documents that comprise the current 65 I B solicitation package (M5-Q50A-03-R7), including the specific elements which make up a complete 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.
- Read Me First
- Solicitation Document
- Regulations Incorporated by Reference
- Vendor Response Document (Return with offer)
- Commercial Sales Practice Format (Return with offer)
- Price Proposal (Return with offer)
- Past Performance Evaluation (Return with offer for new FSS contractors)
- Small Business Subcontracting Plan (Return with offer for large businesses whose total estimated contract value exceeds $700,000)
- Overseas Delivery (Return with offer when proposing overseas delivery)
- Overseas Price Proposal (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.
- A00001: eOffer Requirement
- A00002: Updates 52.212-3 & 52.212-5
- A00003: Refreshes all regulations and special language
- Public Law 102-585
- NAC Pharmaceutical Pricing File
- Commodities Schedules
- Prospective Contractor
- Getting on Schedule
- Managing a VA Schedule Contract
- Request for Modification (RFM) Process
- Modification Forms