The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) – Troop Support is seeking information from sources capable of providing Skin Decontamination Lotion, intended to remove or neutralize chemical warfare agents HD, Soman (GD), VX and T-2 toxin from the skin.
The Decontamination Lotion is required to be pre-packaged on a sponge applicator pad individually sealed in a polyethylene-lined aluminum foil pouch. The foil pouch must be easy for military personnel to open while wearing chemical warfare protective clothing and gloves. U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for application on unbroken skin of hands, face, neck, limbs, and torso. The manufacturer shall also provide a training lotion that imitates the properties of the decontamination lotion in all but active decontaminating ingredients.
DLA has estimated annual requirements between 720,000 and 1,260,000 packets of lotion for the next 5 years. Ordered quantities will be delivered to military ordering activities or Defense depots located throughout the United States. The government is will guarantee a minimum purchase of 252,000 packets per year.
Organizations that currently develop or manufacture this type of product are invited to submit information to DLA Troop Support to help inform a future request for proposal.
Further details are available under FBO Solicitation Number: SPM2DP11R0103. The response deadline is April 29, 2013.
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