CBR Mass Casualty/Patient Decontamination RFI

The U.S. Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity (USAMSSA), in conjunction with the Joint Requirements Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Defense (JRO-CBRND), is seeking information on products, technologies, and approaches that support the mass casualty/patient decontamination of individuals who have been injured or are experiencing symptoms, from exposure to traditional chemical warfare agents, biological warfare agents, non-traditional agents, toxic industrial materials and radiological particles.

Although the focus is on products and/or technologies at Technology Readiness Level (TRL) 4 (as listed by the Chemical Biological Defense Program (CBDP) Technology Transition Handbook; 20 July 2005), we will consider technologies at lower TRLs if appropriate.

Specific information requested on each of the products or technologies includes:

Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Test Data to include efficacy, ability to contain agent contamination, and permeability resistivity)

Material Compatibility to include decontamination solutions including but not limited to caustic 1 to 18%, HTH, and bleach

Detector Compatibility (i.e., are there any known interferences with monitoring technologies?)

Solicitation Number:
W911QY13RCONMIT-MCD-AOA Notice Type:
Sources Sought
Synopsis:
Added: Apr 30, 2013 3:19 pm

The U.S. Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity (USAMSSA), in conjunction with the Joint Requirements Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Defense (JRO-CBRND), is seeking information on products, technologies, and approaches that support the mass casualty/patient decontamination of individuals who have been injured or are experiencing symptoms, from exposure to traditional chemical warfare agents, biological warfare agents, non-traditional agents, toxic industrial materials and radiological particles.
Although the focus is on products and/or technologies at Technology Readiness Level (TRL) 4 (as listed by the Chemical Biological Defense Program (CBDP) Technology Transition Handbook; 20 July 2005), we will consider technologies at lower TRLs if appropriate.
Specific information requested on each of the products or technologies includes:
Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Test Data to include efficacy, ability to contain agent contamination, and permeability resistivity)
Material Compatibility to include decontamination solutions including but not limited to caustic 1 to 18%, HTH, and bleach
Detector Compatibility (i.e., are there any known interferences with monitoring technologies?)
IPE Compatibility
Area Coverage (i.e., square footage or foot print)
o Compartmentalization (receiving area, decontamination area, clean/post decontamination area)
o Ability for ad ons - e.g., triage area, personnel affects decontamination area, etc.
o Requirement for support systems including but not limited to decontamination supply system, heater for decontamination system and interior areas
Procedures to operate
Consumables
Capacity/Throughput, - personnel per hour, decontamination and rinse water flow rate per decontamination station, collection and removal of spent decontamination solutions, and ability to segregate rinse water)
Times to Set-up and Process
Power Requirements including lighting and any other ancillary equipment
Adaptability/Modularity
Environmental Considerations including any hazardous waste generation and waste disposal
Resources including manpower, decontaminants, supplies
Storage requirements
Post utilization cleaning requirements
Skill Level, Training Requirements, and Training Provided
Warranty information

Point of Contact (POC)

Interested parties shall submit information in response to this RFI to:

USAMSAA, AMXAA-CB
ATTN: Rick Arcilesi
392 Hopkins Road
APG, MD 21005-5071

Questions concerning this RFI may be addressed by contacting:

Rick Arcilesi
(410) 278-6656
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Responses should be received NLT COB 24 May 2013. Documents should be electronic in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and/or Adobe Professional format and provided on compact disk (CD). No telephonic responses to this RFI will be considered. Where the vendor deems appropriate, hard copies can also be submitted as backup and/or support information.


Additional Information

All information received in response to this RFI that is marked proprietary will be handled accordingly. Responses to the RFI will not be returned. Responses to this RFI are not offers for contract and will not be used by the Government to form a binding contract. Responders are solely responsible for all expenses associated with responding to this RFI. Vendors having products that they believe would be suitable for military decontamination operations as described herein shall submit all supporting documentation requested by this solicitation to the POC noted above.


Contracting Office Address:
ACC-APG - Natick (SPS), ATTN: AMSRD-ACC-N, Natick Contracting Division (R and BaseOPS), Building 1, Kansas Street, Natick, MA 01760-5011
Place of Performance:
ACC-APG - Natick (SPS) ATTN: AMSRD-ACC-N, Natick Contracting Division (R and BaseOPS), Building 1, Kansas Street Natick MA
01760-5011
US
Point of Contact(s):
Christine Sordillo, 508-233-6179

ACC-APG - Natick (SPS)

Tags: Equipment, Chemical, Detector, Military, Army, Biological, Nuclear, Radiological, Contract, Defense, Decontamination, Warfare

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