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The Blood Services in the UK and Ireland have a requirement to purchase an arm cleansing system to use on donor sessions to clean the donors arm before a donation is given. The system must confrom to the following properties: The preparation must ...

Contract award notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

NHS Blood & Transplant
North Bristol Park, Filton
For the attention of: Hannah Evans
BS34 7QH Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.3)Main activity
Health
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Supply of an arm cleansing system.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: NHSBT (England), SNBTS (Scotland), IBTS (Ireland), Welsh Blood Service.

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The Blood Services in the UK and Ireland have a requirement to purchase an arm cleansing system to use on donor sessions to clean the donors arm before a donation is given. The system must confrom to the following properties: The preparation must contain 2 % Chlorhexidine Gluconate and 70 % IPA The maximum volume of the preparation is 2 ml The preparation must be sterile (suppliers to provide method statements demonstrating sterilisation techniques) The disinfectant procedure must produce a greater than 95 % reduction in bacterial load on the donor arm Maximum time frame for application of the product must not exceed 30 seconds (plus maximum drying time of 30 seconds) Each preparation must be individually wrapped The preparation should not cause staining of the arm and/or clothing. The product must facilitate a non touch technique by the operator The coverage area of the product must be equal to or greater than 10 cm x 10 cm The preparation must be CE marked or be medicinally product licensed All documentation provided must conform to GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) requirements Manufacturers validation must be provided as part of the tender submission.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33194220, 33631600

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Cost. Weighting 50
2. Quality. Weighting 25
3. Delivery Performance. Weighting 20
4. Technical. Weighting 50
5. General. Weighting 25
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
NHSBT0255/G/HE
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Section V: Award of contract

Lot title: Supply of an Arm Cleansing System
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
1.10.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 1
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Insight Health Ltd
PO Box 520
HA9 7YN Wembley
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
8.5.2013