Phenix Research Products, B-292184.2, August 8, 2003
B-292184.2: Aug 8, 2003
The agency undertook the corrective action after determining that more restrictive specifications may have been communicated to Para than were conveyed to other competitors. Phenix contends that its equipment complies with the RFQ's written specifications and that it is irrelevant that more restrictive specifications may have been communicated to Para. Which was issued as a combined synopsis/solicitation. Which was amended twice prior to the quotation due date. Of particular relevance to Phenix's protest are the specifications in the RFQ pertaining to incubators and water purification systems. One of each of which was to be furnished to each laboratory. Each vendor was notified of. This information was not conveyed to other vendors.