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Source Sought: Lab Services – Pesticide Air Quality Sampling

January 31 @ 12:00 pm

Solicitation #: JR01182023

“USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) Program seeks to contract with a certified laboratory with the ability to provide pesticide air quality sampling in support of plant commodity import operations.

The air samples shall be packaged and shipped under chain-of-custody procedures to a certified laboratory (National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (NELAP/ELAP), AIHA Laboratory Accreditation (AIHA-LAP)) to perform the following analysis:

* Chlorinated pesticides using the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Method 5510; and
* Organophosphorous pesticides using the NIOSH Methods 5600/5601

The samples shall be analyzed by the laboratory using gas chromatography-flame photometric detector and gas chromatography, electron capture detector.”

Due date: 31 January 2023, 12:00 p.m. CST