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DIGEST: WHETHER EQUIPMENT FURNISHED COMPLIES WITH CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS IS MATTER OF CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION FOR THE CONTRACTING AGENCY. PROTESTS THAT THE CONTRACTING OFFICER WILL NOT ACCEPT CERTAIN VALVES WHICH FRY HAS FURNISHED TO ARTISTIC PLUMBING CO. WHETHER THE SUPPLIED EQUIPMENT IS IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS IS A MATTER OF CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION FOR THE CONTRACTING AGENCY AND IS NOT FOR CONSIDERATION UNDER OUR BID PROTEST PROCEDURES. THE PROTEST IS DISMISSED.

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B-205103, OCT 27, 1981

DIGEST: WHETHER EQUIPMENT FURNISHED COMPLIES WITH CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS IS MATTER OF CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION FOR THE CONTRACTING AGENCY, NOT GAO.

FRY EQUIPMENT CO., INC.:

FRY EQUIPMENT CO., INC. (FRY), PROTESTS THAT THE CONTRACTING OFFICER WILL NOT ACCEPT CERTAIN VALVES WHICH FRY HAS FURNISHED TO ARTISTIC PLUMBING CO. (ARTISTIC) IN CONNECTION WITH ARTISTIC'S PERFORMANCE OF CONTRACT NO. DADA03-80-C-0098.

WHETHER THE SUPPLIED EQUIPMENT IS IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS IS A MATTER OF CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION FOR THE CONTRACTING AGENCY AND IS NOT FOR CONSIDERATION UNDER OUR BID PROTEST PROCEDURES. SEE LANIER BUSINESS PRODUCTS, INC., B-196736, MARCH 10, 1981, 81-1 CPD 186; SCHMIDT ENGINEERING & EQUIPMENT CO., LTD., B-198542, FEBRUARY 19, 1981, 81-1 CPD 108.

ACCORDINGLY, THE PROTEST IS DISMISSED.

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