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Public Health England (PHE) appointed WRc Plc as the provider of comprehensive toxicological / epidemiological reviews. The service is required to assist in PHE obligation to support the Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Public Health England
Manor Farm Road, Porton Down
Salisbury
SP2 0QT
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2076548000
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/public-health-england

I.2)Joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.5)Main activity
Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Toxicology and Epidemiology Review Services.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
90721600
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Public Health England (PHE) appointed WRc Plc as the provider of comprehensive toxicological / epidemiological reviews. The service is required to assist in PHE obligation to support the Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT), Committee on Carcinogenicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COC), Committee on Mutagenicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COM) and the Advisory Committee on Pesticides (ECP).

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 662 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90743100
90721500
71317000
24000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

PHE Centre for Radiation, Chemicals and Environmental Hazards (CRCE), Chilton, Didcot, Oxon, OX11 0RQ.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The preparation of comprehensive toxicological and/or epidemiological reviews will require the identification and critical appraisal of extensive published literature and/or, less commonly, of unpublished submissions on laboratory and other studies from industry.

The areas covered by these committees include chemicals in the following areas: Consumer products, pesticides and veterinary residues, environmental pollutants (air, soil, water and waste). In addition, the committees discuss general principles and new approaches to chemical risk assessment.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 70 %
Cost criterion - Name: Commercial / Weighting: 30 %
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 047-086361
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Title:

Provision of Toxicology and Epidemiology Review Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
30/06/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 3
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
WRc Plc
2262098
Frankland Road, Blagrove, Wiltshire
Swindon
SN5 8YF
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 662 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Public Health England (PHE)
61 Colindale Avenue
London
NW9 5EQ
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Public Health England
61 Colindale Avenue
London
NW9 5EQ
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Public Health England
61 Colindale Avenue
London
NW9 5EQ
United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
17/08/2017