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Zinc Phosphide on Oats

Minnesota, United States
Government : Federal
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The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Animal and Plant Inspection Service (APHIS), Wildlife Services (WS), Nebraska Program needs vendors capable of supplying Zinc Phosphide coated steam crimped oats containing 2% Zinc Phosphide, inert ingredients 98.0%.


Zinc Phosphide, used for Prairie Dog Bait, on steam crimped oats shall be coated with 2% Zinc Phosphide active ingredient, 98.0%, inert ingredients registered for the control of Black-tailed (Cynomys ludovicianus) prairie dogs on rangelands in Nebraska Package. Package labeling shall read "for use from July only to February of the next year", including statements pertaining to necessary precautions, warning of environmental hazards and instructions on storage and disposal.

The Zinc Phosphide Prairie Dog Bait must be registered with the Nebraska Department of Agriculture for use in Nebraska, and registered with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and meet the standards set forth for use in Nebraska.


Interested sources are encouraged to complete and return Attachment 1 to the contracting office. Telephonic inquiries will not be honored. Please email all questions regarding subject item(s) prior to Sources Sought closing date to Small Business concerns are encouraged to participate. This is not a request for competitive proposals, but instead a market research method to determine interested sources. No requests for capability briefings will be honored as a result of this notice. Interested sources who submit data are responsible for appropriately marking information if it is proprietary in nature. The Government will not award a contract based on the information received. Any submission of information or materials will be provided on a strictly voluntary basis and are non reimbursible.

The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this requirement is 325320 - Pesticide and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing. The Small Business Size Category is 1,000 Employees.

Please Email or Fax Attachment 1 to Carol Dingess at fx# 970-494-7228 Email is the preferred method of communication. Please be sure to include notice # WS-SS-19-965592 on subject line. Closing date for submissions of Statement's of Capability is July 5, 2019 at 4:00PM MT.

Anyone doing business with the USDA must first obtain a Dunn and Bradstreet number. If your company does not have a DUNS number, you may contact Dun and Bradstreet directly to obtain one by calling 1- 866-705-5711or via the following website:

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Carol R. Dingess, Contracting Officer , Phone 970-494-7360, Fax 970-494-7228, Email

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