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Notice Summary

Title:
UK-Potters Bar: Large Volume Human Serum or Human Defibrinated Plasma (OPEN EARLY ENGAGEMENT)
Document Ref:
GB003ZM289712
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Other
Published By:
MHRA Buyer Organisation
Date Published:
13 March 2019
Deadline Date:
28 March 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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Notice Abstract

Open early engagement Large volume human serum or human defibrinated plasma containing autoantibodies to thyroid peroxidase (anti-TPO) at a titre >1000 IU/ml The agency is looking to purchase a 2500 ml volume of human serum or human defibrinated plasma containing autoantibodies to thyroid peroxidase (anti-TPO) at a titre >1000 IU/ml. Essential requirements are as follows: - The volume must comprise units from different individual donors. - Units must be certified by the supplier to be negative for viral markers including, as a minimum, viral markers for HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C - The concentration of anti-TPO must be reported by the supplier and be >1000 IU/mL as determined by an anti-TPO immunoassay. - Samples of a minimum volume, 2 ml, must be available to the customer free of charge for in-house testing to ensure material will be fit-for-purpose before continuing with any competition if required, i.e. tender/evaluations, or via direct award. - Donor units must be reserved while in-house testing takes place for a maximum time of 3 months. Desirable requirements are as follows: - Suppliers should be able to confirm if donors have refrained from taking supplements (e.g. Biotin) in the period leading up to their donation.

Notice Details

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address

MHRA Buyer Organisation
N/A
Potters Bar UK
N/A N/A
nawaz.habib@nibsc.org N/A

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Large Volume Human Serum or Human Defibrinated Plasma (OPEN EARLY ENGAGEMENT)

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Open early engagement

Large volume human serum or human defibrinated plasma containing autoantibodies to thyroid peroxidase (anti-TPO) at a titre >1000 IU/ml

The agency is looking to purchase a 2500 ml volume of human serum or human defibrinated plasma containing autoantibodies to thyroid peroxidase (anti-TPO) at a titre >1000 IU/ml.

Essential requirements are as follows:

- The volume must comprise units from different individual donors.

- Units must be certified by the supplier to be negative for viral markers including, as a minimum, viral markers for HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C

- The concentration of anti-TPO must be reported by the supplier and be >1000 IU/mL as determined by an anti-TPO immunoassay.

- Samples of a minimum volume, 2 ml, must be available to the customer free of charge for in-house testing to ensure material will be fit-for-purpose before continuing with any competition if required, i.e. tender/evaluations, or via direct award.

- Donor units must be reserved while in-house testing takes place for a maximum time of 3 months.

Desirable requirements are as follows:

- Suppliers should be able to confirm if donors have refrained from taking supplements (e.g. Biotin) in the period leading up to their donation.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Location of contract East of England

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

The procedure type is unknown.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

n/a

4.3

Time Limits

   28-03-2019  Time 12:00

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

Please visit the following portal to view this notice:

https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/2398c039-09bf-491f-90d7-bc5c19989dff?p=@FQxUlRRPT0=NjJNT08=U

If you can provide plasma or serum that meets these requirements, please email to Nawaz Habib (nawaz.habib@nibsc.org) to register an interest.

If no submissions (by close of play 28 March 2019) of potential interest are received, it is then intended to perform a direct award without competition to the sole supplier we believe can supply this material.

(MT Ref:289712)

5.2

Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 13-03-2019

Current Notes