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Document Type:FILE
Posted Date:Sep 01, 2017
Category: Water Purification and Sewage Treatment Equipment
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Contracting Office Address

Department of Veterans Affairs;Network Contracting Office 22;4811 Airport Plaza Drive;Suite 600;Long Beach CA 90815


THIS REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI)/SOURCES SOUGHT IS ISSUED SOLELY FOR INFORMATION AND PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A SOLICITATION. THE SUBMISSION OF PRICING, CAPABILITIES FOR PLANNING PURPOSES, AND OTHER MARKET INFORMATION IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED AND ALLOWED UNDER THIS RFI IN ACCORDANCE WITH (IAW) FAR 15.201(e). DISCLAIMER This RFI is issued solely for information and planning purposes only and does not constitute a solicitation. All information received in response to this RFI that is marked as proprietary will be handled accordingly. IAW FAR 15.201(e), responses to this notice are not offers and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a binding contract. Responders are solely responsible for all expenses associated with responding to this RFI. SOURCES SOUGHT DESCRIPTION This is NOT a solicitation announcement. This is a sources sought/RFI only. The purpose of this sources sought/RFI is to gain knowledge of potential qualified sources and their size classification relative to NAICS 333318 (size standard of 1,000 Employees). Responses to this sources sought will be used by the Government to make appropriate acquisition decisions. After review of the responses to this sources sought, a solicitation announcement may be published. Responses to this sources sought synopsis are not considered adequate responses for a solicitation announcement. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), VISN 22 Network Contracting Office, is seeking sources that can provide a hemodialysis solution delivery system (SDS) that at a minimum meets the following salient characteristics with a brand name or equal product for the VA Long Beach Healthcare System: ****PLEASE REVIEW STATEMENT OF WORK FOR FURTHER DETAILS**** Salient Characteristics   System must be FDA 510K approved for use in hemodialysis. System must be designed to distribute hemodialysis concentrate (acid) from 3 bulk containers, to the dialysis treatment area station boxes (20 each). System will utilize 15 gallon, ceiling-mounted head tanks to safely gravity-feed the solution to the point of use. (The system must not use pressure pumps to deliver the concentrate to the dialysis treatment area station boxes). System must be compatible with existing system located at the VA Medical Center in San Diego. Head tanks must be ceiling-mountable in same location as existing, and have conical-bottoms. System shall have on-demand pumps used to purge air from distribution line. System shall have on-demand pumps used to automatically transfer solution from bulk tanks to head tank. System shall have an additional 275 bulk tank which matches existing tanks. System will automatically transfer concentrate from the bulk tank to the head tank as needed and alert the operator when either tank is too low. System will have a remote alarm mounted at the nurses station Brand name Info: Item/part # Qty Description 1. 3024750-TO (1) The SOS provides gravity delivery to the use points for three acidified solutions via head tanks. 2. 1236135 (4) Temporary Deviation 3. ME14502 (1) The SOS remote monitor notifies with both visible and audible alarms. The remote also includes a temporary alarm mute that if not remedied within the muted 5 minutes w ill re-alarm. 4. 3024817 (3) Remote Transfer Pump; intended to be used with the SOS to assist in pumping solution from a remote holding tank. Operation of the remote pump is automatic and in unison with the applicable solution on the SDS unit The information identified above is intended to be descriptive, not restrictive and to indicate the quality of the supplies/services that will be satisfactory. It is the responsibility of the interested source to demonstrate to the government that the interested parties can provide the supplies/services that fulfill the required specifications. If you are interested, and are capable of providing the sought out supplies/services, please provide the requested information as well as the information indicated below. Response to this notice should include company name, address, point of contact, size of business pursuant to the following questions: (1) Please indicate the size status and representations of your business, such as but not limited to: Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB), Hubzone, Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB), Large Business, etc.)? (2) Is your company considered small under the NAICS code identified under this RFI? (3) Are you the manufacturer, distributor, or an equivalent solution to the items being referenced above? (4) If you are a large business, do you have any designated distributors? If so, please provide their company name, telephone, point of Contact and size status (if available). (5) If you re a small business and you are an authorized distributor/reseller for the items identified above or an equivalent solution, do you alter; assemble; modify; the items requested in any way? If you do, state how and what is altered; assembled; modified? (6) Does your company have an FSS contract with GSA or the NAC or are you a contract holder with NASA SEWP or any other federal contract? If so, please provide the contract number. (7) If you are an FSS GSA/NAC or NASA SEWP contract holder or other federal contract holder, are the items/solution you are providing information for available on your schedule/contract? (8) If possible please provide general pricing of your products/solution for market research purposes. (9) Please submit your capabilities in regards to the salient characteristics being provided and any information pertaining to equal to items to establish capabilities for planning purposes? (10) Please review salient characteristics/statement of work (if applicable) and provide feedback or suggestions. If none, please reply as N/A. (11) Please provide your DUNS number. *** Submissions addressing number (9) should show clear, compelling and convincing*** evidence that all equal to items" meet all the salient characteristics. Responses to this notice shall be submitted via email to Fredy.arteaga@va.gov. Telephone responses shall not be accepted. Responses must be received no later than Friday, September 8, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. EST. If a solicitation is issued it shall be announced at a later date, and all interested parties must respond to that solicitation announcement separately from the responses to this sources sought. Responses to this sources sought notice are not a request to be added to a prospective bidders list or to receive a copy of the solicitation.

Original Point of Contact


Place of Performance

VA SAN DIEGO;3350 LA JOLLA VILLAGE DRIVE;Hemodialysis suite rooms 3090 through 3113;SAN DIEGO, CA
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