The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Rocky Mountain Laboratories (RML) has been charged with performing integrated research requiring special positive protection suits for biological high containment laboratories.
Quotes are requested from contractors capable of providing 20 positive protection suits suitable for use in Biological Safety Level 4 laboratories. The BSL-4 positive pressure suit must be made of a material that is resistant to quarternary virucidal chemical showers on a daily basis.
The suits also require in-line HEPA filtration system that connects to a facility provided breathing air system via standard Parker quick connections. The suits must use the air provided at 60 PSI and utilize an internal suit air distribution system to deliver 25 cfm that is HEPA filter exhausted. All seams shall be air and watertight and the feet must be stocking type that will fit onto a shoe or boot.
Further details are available under Solicitation Number: RML-RFQ-5-13014.