B-212392, AUG 1, 1983

B-212392: Aug 1, 1983

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DIGEST: WHETHER AN AWARDEE'S PRODUCT CONFORMS TO CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS IS A MATTER OF CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION. WHICH IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PROCURING AGENCY AND NOT GAO. THE QUESTION OF WHETHER THE AWARDEE SUPPLIES AN ITEM CONFORMING TO THE TERMS OF THE CONTRACT IS A MATTER OF CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION. WHICH ARE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PROCURING AGENCY. THE PROTEST IS DISMISSED.

B-212392, AUG 1, 1983

DIGEST: WHETHER AN AWARDEE'S PRODUCT CONFORMS TO CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS IS A MATTER OF CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION, WHICH IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PROCURING AGENCY AND NOT GAO.

DIFFCO, INC.:

DIFFCO, INC. PROTESTS THAT J.L.S. SERVCO, THE AWARDEE UNDER AIR FORCE INVITATION FOR BIDS NO. F04609-82-B-0070, HAS SUPPLIED WASHERS AND DRYERS WHICH DO NOT COMPLY WITH THE CONTRACT SPECIFICATIONS. WE DISMISS THE PROTEST.

ONCE A CONTRACT HAS BEEN AWARDED, THE QUESTION OF WHETHER THE AWARDEE SUPPLIES AN ITEM CONFORMING TO THE TERMS OF THE CONTRACT IS A MATTER OF CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION. THIS OFFICE'S BID PROTEST FUNCTION DOES NOT INCLUDE REVIEW OF THESE MATTERS, WHICH ARE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PROCURING AGENCY. CONTROL TECHNOLOGY CO., INC., B-210860, MARCH 14, 1983, 83-1 CPD 254.

THE PROTEST IS DISMISSED.