[Protests of GSA Solicitations for Epoxy Materials]

B-253944.2,B-258298: Sep 8, 1994

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A firm protested a General Services Administration (GSA) solicitation and prior contract award for epoxy materials, contending that GSA acceptance of a nonconforming packaging system constituted fraud or intentional misconduct. GAO held that: (1) it would not consider the protest of the prior award, since it previously considered and rejected the protest issues; (2) it would not consider matters of contract administration; (3) the protest regarding the current solicitation was without merit, since the solicitation provided for consideration of alternative packaging; and (4) GSA properly relaxed the specifications to allow for alternative packaging, since that would best meet its needs. Accordingly, the protest was dismissed.

Mar 20, 2018

Mar 19, 2018

  • Ampcus, Inc.
    We deny the protest.
  • AMAR Health IT, LLC
    We dismiss the protest because our Office does not have jurisdiction to entertain protests of task orders issued under civilian agency multiple-award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contracts that are valued at less than $10 million.
  • Centurum, Inc.--Costs
    We grant the request.

Mar 15, 2018

  • ORBIS Sibro, Inc.
    We sustain the protest in part and deny it in part.

Mar 14, 2018

Mar 13, 2018

  • Interoperability Clearinghouse
    We dismiss the protest because the protester, a not-for-profit entity, is not an interested party to challenge this sole-source award to an Alaska Native Corporation under the Small Business Administration's (SBA) 8(a) program.
  • Yang Enterprises, Inc.
    We dismiss the protest.

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