Triune Associates, B-292005, May 13, 2003
B-292005: May 13, 2003
Because an agency's choice of a particular North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code is a matter for review exclusively by the Small Business Administration. Protester's argument that acquisition for canned juice could reasonably have been classified under more than one NAICS code will not be considered by the General Accounting Office. 2. It is the NAICS code applied to an acquisition. Which was issued on January 30. Application of such an adjustment would have been improper. To the extent that the protester is arguing that the solicitation should have provided for an SDB preference. " /3/ while Sec. 19.1102(a) directs agencies to"[u]se the price evaluation adjustment in competitive acquisitions in the authorized NAICS Industry Subsector." /4/ The solicitation at issue here stated that the applicable NAICS code was 311421 with a small business size standard of 500 employees.