Summary of Procurement
The DLA Contracting Services Office - Fort Belvoir (DCSO-F2), proposes to purchase1,662 metric tons (MT) of Cerium Carbonate Powder. The estimated annual delivery schedule of 416 MT is valued at $2,220,854.00. The total estimated value is approximately
$8,883,416.00 over a period of 48-months (one base and 3 option periods of 12
months each). The reason for requesting the waiver is that Cerium Carbonate meets the definition of a material which is not
mined, produced, or manufactured in the United States in sufficient and reasonably
available commercial quantities and of a satisfactory quality.
Contracting Office Agency ID
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)
Did / Will the solicitation include one of the standard BAA provisions (e.g., 52-225-1, Buy American- Supplies, 52.225–9, Buy American—Construction Materials) announcing the agency’s intention to provide a price preference for domestic end products and construction material?
Contracting Office Agency Name
Defense Logistics Agency - Contract Services Office
Funding Agency Name
DLA Strategic Materials
Expected Maximum Duration of the Requested Waiver
Was a sources sought or Request for Information issued?
Waiver Rationale Summary