Adiana Perminent Contraception and Novasure

Request For Proposals

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United States
   Jun 11, 2012
   May 10, 2012
   Department of the Navy

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   United States

Goods, Works and Services

Surgical instruments  

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This is a COMBINED SOLICITATION/SYNOPSIS for commercial items in accordance with the format in FAR subpart 12.6 as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. Prepared with the intent to award on a sole source basis to Hologic Limited Partnership, 250 Campus Dr., Marlborough, MA, 01752. IAW FAR 13.106-1(b)(1), the sole source is based on Hologic Inc. being the only source due to the Adiana permanent contraception soft silicone inserts which are suitable for patients with metal allergies. In addition, the Novasure product is the only product that uses radio frequency ablation which is the most efficient and safest method for treatment of heavy bleeding.
This announcement constitutes the only solicitation, quotations are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. PAPER COPIES OF THIS SOLICITATION WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE. The Request for Quotation (RFQ) number N00259-12-T-0742 is issued as a request for quotation (RFQ). The closing date is May 10, 2012 @ 09:00AM Pacific Standard Time. This solicitation documents and incorporates provisions and clauses in effect through FAC 2005-58.

It is the contractors responsibility to be familiar with the applicable clauses and provisions. The clauses may be accessed in full text at these addresses:; The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code for this acquisition is 339112; Size: 500.
Naval Medical Center San Diego requests responses from qualified sources capable of providing the following items:

CLIN 0001 Novasure Box (3 per box), Part# NS2000US QTY: 24 Unit of Issue: BX, Price: $______

CLIN 0002 CO2 Cylinders (5 Pack), Part# 815012 QTY: 1 Unit of Issue: BX, Price: $______

CLIN 0003 RF9 Novasure RF controller, to include: 2 user and service manuals, Part# 71978-001 QTY: 1 Unit of Issue: EA, Price: $______

CLIN 0004 Adiana Permanent Contraception Kits (six per box), Part# A600 QTY: 12 Unit of Issue: BX, Price: $______

CLIN 0005 Adiana RF Generator, to include: 2 user and service manuals, Part# FA 007 01 QTY: 1 Unit of Issue: Ea, Price: $______

The following FAR/DFARS provisions and clauses are applicable to this procurement:

52.204-7 Central Contractor Registration (FEB 2012)

52.212-1 Instruction to Offerors-Commercial Item (FEB 2012)

52.212-2 Evaluation Commercial Items (JAN 1999)
Factors 1) Technical Capability, 2) Past Performance and 3) Price

52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certification--Commercial Items (MAR

52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions--Commercial Items (FEB 2012)

52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders--Commercial Items (MAR 2012) with the following clauses incorporated by reference: 52.204-10 Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards (FEB 2012), 52.219-8 Utilization of Small Business Concerns (JAN 2011), 52.219-28 Post Award Small Business Program Representation (APR 2009), 52.222-3 Convict Labor (JUN 2003), 52.222-19 Child Labor -- Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (MAR 2012), 52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (FEB 1999), 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity (MAR 2007), 52.222-35 Affirmative Action for Disabled Veterans and Veterans of the Vietnam Era (SEP 2010), 52.222-36 Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (OCT 2010), 52.222-37 Employment Reports on Veterans (Sept 2010), 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (JUN 2008), 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration (OCT 2003)

52.219-1 Alt I Small Business Concern Program Representation (APR 2011)

52.252-1 Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference (FEB 1998);

52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated By Reference (FEB 1998);

252.204-7004 Alternate A, Central Contractor Registration (SEP 2007)

252.212-7001 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial Items (MAR 2012) with the following clauses incorporated by reference: 252.225-7001 Buy American Act and Balance of Payments Program (OCT 2011), 252.232-7003 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports (MAR 2008).

252.225-7002 Qualifying Country Sources As Subcontractors (APR 2003)

HIPAA - Privacy and Security of Protected Health Information


(a) In accordance with CNICNOTE 5530 dated May 2, 2011, NCACS credentialing should be established in order to avoid unnecessary delay at military installation entry control points (ECP).

(b) NCACS guidance for Vendors/Contractors to obtain a pass is accessible through the following website:, popular links.

For more information or to enroll in the NCACS Program call: 1.877.727.4342.

For Naval Base San Diego Pass and Decal Office, call: 1.619.556.1653

(c) Vendors, contractors, suppliers and other service providers shall present their pass upon entry at ECP.

The Government intends to award a firm, fixed price contract resulting from this combined synopsis/solicitation to the responsive and responsible offeror whose conforming response is determined to provide the best value to the Government, price and other factors considered.

The following factors to be used to evaluate offers: Technical Capability.
Defined as an assessment of the prospective contractors key management personnel to determine if they have the basic knowledge, experience, and understanding of the requirements necessary to provide the requested items. Past Performance. Provide three (3) references, addressing that you have provided the same or similar items in the last 3 years. Price. Technical capability and past performance, when combined, are significant evaluation factors that will be used to arrive at a best value award decision. Contractors who do not meet the first 2 factors will not undergo a price evaluation.

The Government will only consider firm fixed-price quotations. Offeror must complete and submit with the quotation FAR provision 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items (MAR 2012) Offeror must be registered to the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) prior to award.
The website address is A Data Universal Number System (DUNS) number is required to register. Email your quote to Ryan Brown on or before 09:00AM Pacific Standard Time on May 10, 2012. Email: Submitter should confirm receipt of email submissions.

Set-aside code: N/A Place of performance:  Naval Hospital Oak Harbor 3475 N Saratoga Street, Oak Harbor, WA  98278  US Contact: Ryan Brown 619-532-9569
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Updated on 2012/04/24
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