R749.1 - Review of the most current risk information related to exposure of embryos and fetuses to ionizing radiation

Solicitation number 5000060656/A

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Closing date and time 2023/09/21 14:00 EDT

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    The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is seeking bids from qualified suppliers to supply professional services in order to compile, and document up-to-date information regarding the risks to an embryo and fetus from in utero exposure to ionizing radiation, with a particular emphasis on reviewing and updating the risk information elaborated in INFO-0700, Dose Limits for Pregnant Workers, Rationale for the Limits in the Radiation Protection Regulations (https://publications.gc.ca/Collection/CC172-15-1999E.pdf). The scope of work is to perform a review of the risk information elaborated in INFO-0700, with the intent of confirming and where necessary, updating the information to reflect the current scientific understanding of risks to the embryo and fetus from in utero exposure to ionizing radiation. The outcome of this review will be used by the CNSC for future regulatory analyses.

    A complete description of the work to be performed is provided in Annex A – Statement of Work

    It is intended to result in the award of one (1) contract for a period of one (1) year commencing on the date of contract award.

    Interested bidders are required to submit their proposals in accordance with the instructions provided in this RFP.

    In case of a discrepancy in the terms used in the English and French version of this solicitation, the English version will take precedence.


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    Bids may be submitted in either official language of Canada

    Contract duration

    The estimated contract period will be 12 month(s).

    Trade agreements

    • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)

    Reason for limited tendering

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    • None

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

    280 Slater Street, P.O. Box 1046, Station B

    Ottawa, Ontario, K1P 5S9
    Contracting authority
    CNSC Procurement Team - Équipe d'approvisionnement de la CCSN
    (613) 415-6258
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Contract duration
    12 month(s)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Highest Combined Rating of Technical Merit and Price

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