[Protest of DPSC Contract Award for Sphygmomanometers]

B-256169: May 6, 1994

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A firm protested a Defense Personnel Support Center (DPSC) contract award for sphygmomanometers, contending that DPSC improperly rejected its bid, since it failed to comply with the solicitation's pre-marketing requirements. GAO held that the: (1) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reasonably determined that the protester was ineligible for award, since it failed to comply with legislative requirements; (2) protester failed to support its claim that it previously produced and sold the required items; and (3) protester untimely filed its protest challenging FDA determination that it was ineligible for the pre-market requirement exemption. 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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