Face cloth mask (COVID19) (EP877-200002/A)

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Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2020/06/08 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


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Solicitation number
Region of delivery
Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Trade agreement
  • None
Tendering procedure
All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive procurement strategy
Best Overall Proposal
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
Bisson, Evelyne
Contact email
Contact phone
(819) 775-8769 ( )
Contact address
L'Esplanade Laurier,
East Tower 7th Floor
Tour est 7e étage
140 O'Connor, rue O'Connor,
K1 A 0R5

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Trade Agreement: NONE
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 

TITLE: Cloth Face coverings
Name: Evelyne Bisson
Telephone No.819-775-8769
Email address:Evelyne.bisson@pwgsc-tpsgc.gc.ca

Brief Description:
PSPC has a requirement for the manufacture of cloth face coverings for workers, to cover the nose and mouth area.

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, workers may be required to take additional precautions in support of their duties and/or operations to protect them, and members of the public, from inadvertent exposure to this virus. These face coverings are not intended to be used by health care workers in contact with patients or for medical or surgical use.

Firm quantity of 500,000 (20% of firm quantity to be deliver by June 30, 2020)
Options quantity of 4,500,000.

Through the award of multiples contracts it is the Crown’s intention to purchase an estimate total of 13,500,000 units.

Pre-award samples and supporting documentation:
Pre-award samples and supporting documentation must be submitted at the date and time of bid closing and at the location indicated in the Request for Proposal.

Canada reserves the right to award multiple contracts.

Deliveries : Winnipeg Manitoba 

Period of the Contract:
The contract period will be for an initial period of one (1) year from the date of the contract, with the option to extend the term of the contract by up to two (2) additional one (1) year period under the same terms and conditions.

To ensure a response before the bid closing date, all enquiries about this requirement must be submitted in writing and received by the Contracting Authority at least four (4) calendar days prior to the bid closing date.
E-mail: evelyne.bisson@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

National Security Exemptions (NSE): (applies to this requirement)

Transition Cost: There is no transition cost associated with this procurement.

Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW__PR.B768.E78770.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2020-05-27
ABES.PROD.PW__PR.B768.F78770.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2020-05-27
ABES.PROD.PW__PR.B768.E78770.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2020-05-28
ABES.PROD.PW__PR.B768.F78770.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2020-05-28
ABES.PROD.PW__PR.B768.E78770.EBSU002.PDF002English- 2020-05-28
ABES.PROD.PW__PR.B768.F78770.EBSU002.PDF002French- 2020-05-28
ABES.PROD.PW__PR.B768.E78770.EBSU003.PDF003English- 2020-05-29
ABES.PROD.PW__PR.B768.F78770.EBSU003.PDF003French- 2020-05-29
ABES.PROD.PW__PR.B768.E78770.EBSU004.PDF004English- 2020-06-01
ABES.PROD.PW__PR.B768.F78770.EBSU004.PDF004French- 2020-06-01
ABES.PROD.PW__PR.B768.E78770.EBSU005.PDF005English- 2020-06-03
ABES.PROD.PW__PR.B768.F78770.EBSU005.PDF005French- 2020-06-03