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Non-Availability Waivers

Waivers reviewed by Made in America Office.

Summary of Procurement
Performance-based logistics contract supporting GE T700 Engine consumables for US Army Depot (CCAD) and World-wide/FMS customers.
Contracting Office Agency ID

DLA AB

Funding Agency ID

DLA-A

Procurement Stage

Post-Solicitation

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)

336412

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?

No

Contracting Office Agency Name

Defense Logistics Agency - Aviation

Funding Agency Name

DLA Aviation

Expected Maximum Duration of the Requested Waiver

More than 5 years

Was a sources sought or Request for Information issued?

Yes

Waiver Rationale Summary

Mission failure due to inability to procure T700 Engine parts.

Waiver Coverage

Individual Waiver

Summary of Procurement
This is a request to purchase one LIMS Integrated Analytical Balance, to include installation, calibration, and a service plan.
Contracting Office Agency ID

1605

Funding Agency ID

1650

Procurement Stage

Pre-Solicitation

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)

333997

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?

Yes

Contracting Office Agency Name

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management

Funding Agency Name

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Expected Maximum Duration of the Requested Waiver

Instant Delivery Only

Was a sources sought or Request for Information issued?

No

Waiver Rationale Summary

Multiple analytical balances were found that meet SLTC s requirements, but there were no products manufactured domestically. The two models found are sold by U.S. based companies; Mettler-Toledo, LLC and Sartorius Corporation, however, their products are manufactured in Switzerland and Germany, respectively.

Waiver Coverage

Individual Waiver

Summary of Procurement
The OSHA SLTC Health Response Team (HRT) uses portable radiation monitors to support Compliance Safety and Health Officer (CSHO) inspections of worker exposures to airborne radon hazards in a variety of industries. OSHA SLTC requires one Pylon AB7 Portable Radiation Monitor system to replace its current radiation monitor (Pylon AB5) which has been in service for more than 20 years.
Contracting Office Agency ID

1605

Funding Agency ID

1650

Procurement Stage

Pre-Solicitation

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)

334519

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?

Yes

Contracting Office Agency Name

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management

Funding Agency Name

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Expected Maximum Duration of the Requested Waiver

Instant Delivery Only

Was a sources sought or Request for Information issued?

No

Waiver Rationale Summary

The Pylon AB7 is the only portable radiation monitor that meets OSHA s requirement for evaluating airborne radon concentration in real-time. The Pylon AB7 is not produced in the U.S., and a formal market analysis revealed there is no comparable product produced in the U.S.

Waiver Coverage

Individual Waiver

Summary of Procurement
This is a request to purchase Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) and HEPA filter.
Contracting Office Agency ID

1605

Funding Agency ID

1650

Procurement Stage

Pre-Solicitation

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)

334519

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?

Yes

Contracting Office Agency Name

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management

Funding Agency Name

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Expected Maximum Duration of the Requested Waiver

Instant Delivery Only

Was a sources sought or Request for Information issued?

No

Waiver Rationale Summary

Powered Air Purifying Respoirator (PAPR) and HEPA filter were found that meet CTC's requirements, but there were no products manufactured domestically. The proposed models are manufactured by 3M, a U.S. based company, however, their products are manufactured in Poland and Canada, respectively.

Waiver Coverage

Individual Waiver

Summary of Procurement
This procurement is for Fourier Transformation Infrared (FTIR) Spectroscopy, in support of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), used for inspections in response to identifying unknown chemical hazards.
Contracting Office Agency ID

1605

Funding Agency ID

1650

Procurement Stage

Pre-Solicitation

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)

334513

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?

Yes

Contracting Office Agency Name

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management

Funding Agency Name

Occupational Safety an Health Administration

Expected Maximum Duration of the Requested Waiver

Instant Delivery Only

Was a sources sought or Request for Information issued?

No

Waiver Rationale Summary

The FTIR is a unique piece of equipment. While there are other types of this instrument produced, they cannot perform the same functuon across multiple analyses or in variable atmospheric conditions meanint they are unable to detect a wide variety of gases and vapors simultaneously.

Waiver Coverage

Individual Waiver

Summary of Procurement
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Division of Technology and Network Management (DTNM) needs to procure Kensington BlackBelt Rugged Cases for Surface Pro with a CAC Reader to replace cases for tablets that are used in the field.
Contracting Office Agency ID

1605

Funding Agency ID

1625

Procurement Stage

Pre-Solicitation

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)

334118

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?

Yes

Contracting Office Agency Name

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management

Funding Agency Name

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Expected Maximum Duration of the Requested Waiver

0 - 6 Months

Was a sources sought or Request for Information issued?

No

Waiver Rationale Summary

Extensive market research has been conducted by reviewing available products within the General Services Administration (GSA), Multiple Award Schedule (MAS), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Scientific and Engineering Workstation Procurement (SEWP), and Government-wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC). There are only two Microsoft Surface Pro cases on the market that can meet the Consumer Price Index (CPI) Office of Field Operations (OFO) requirements: the Kensington BlackBelt Rugged Case and the Griffin Survivor Security Case. Per GSA Advantage, neither of these cases are manufactured within the United States as both cases originate in Taiwan.

Waiver Coverage

Individual Waiver

Summary of Procurement
The OSHA Cincinnati Technical Center (CTC) has identified a requirement for (52) Fluke 424D laser distance meters for OSHA field office enforcement inspections.
Contracting Office Agency ID

1605

Funding Agency ID

1650

Procurement Stage

Pre-Solicitation

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)

334519

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?

Yes

Contracting Office Agency Name

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management

Funding Agency Name

Occupational Safety an Health Administration

Expected Maximum Duration of the Requested Waiver

Instant Delivery Only

Was a sources sought or Request for Information issued?

No

Waiver Rationale Summary

Multiple distance meters are available however, none of these meet the CTC requirements. OSHA has equiment of this make and model throughout the agency. The agency possess institutional knowledge, training and experience to service the equipment on the agency's behalf, without incurring additional costs.

Waiver Coverage

Individual Waiver

Summary of Procurement
This item is code and Part Number (PN) with only 2 approved/technically acceptable sources (cage 4H538 and 06090). All offeors quoted CAGE 06090 which imports materials from Mexico.
Contracting Office Agency ID

DLA Land and Maritime

Funding Agency ID

DLA L&M

Procurement Stage

Post-Solicitation

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)

NA

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?

Yes

Contracting Office Agency Name

Defense Logistics Agency - Land and Maritime

Funding Agency Name

DLA Land and Maritime

Expected Maximum Duration of the Requested Waiver

Between 6 Months and 1 Year

Was a sources sought or Request for Information issued?

No

Waiver Rationale Summary

All offerors responding to this competitive solicitation quoated a PN that is considered a part out of Mexico. There are no other alternatives.

Waiver Coverage

Individual Waiver

Summary of Procurement
ENKA 300/60 AS Select rayon
Contracting Office Agency ID

DLA DCSO

Funding Agency ID

DLA SM

Procurement Stage

Pre-Solicitation

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)

325220

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?

No

Contracting Office Agency Name

Defense Logistics Agency - Contract Service Office

Funding Agency Name

DLA Strategic Materials

Expected Maximum Duration of the Requested Waiver

N/A

Was a sources sought or Request for Information issued?

N/A

Waiver Rationale Summary

N/A

Waiver Coverage

Individual Waiver

Summary of Procurement
DELIVERY ORDER FOR UNIFORM ITEMS, I.E., TACTICAL PANTS FOR TSA FEDERAL AIR MARSHALS
Contracting Office Agency ID

7013

Funding Agency ID

7013

Procurement Stage

Post-Solicitation

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)

424320

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?

Yes

Contracting Office Agency Name

Transportation Security Administration

Funding Agency Name

Transportation Security Administration

Expected Maximum Duration of the Requested Waiver

N/A

Was a sources sought or Request for Information issued?

N/A

Waiver Rationale Summary

N/A

Waiver Coverage

Multi-Procurement Waiver

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

DLA-DCSO

Funding Agency ID

DLA-SM

Procurement Stage

Pre-Solicitation

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)

325180

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?

No

Contracting Office Agency Name

Defense Logistics Agency - Contract Services Office

Funding Agency Name

DLA Strategic Materials

Expected Maximum Duration of the Requested Waiver

N/A

Was a sources sought or Request for Information issued?

N/A

Waiver Rationale Summary

N/A

Waiver Coverage

Individual Waiver

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