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Provision of drug and precursors test kits

Upcoming Business Opportunities
Subject: Provision of drug and precursors test kits
Reference: UNOV 2013-05-2671
Date posted: 16 May 2013

In view of the fact that the official language used for the RFP will be English, this request for expression of interest is published in English only.

Du fait que la langue officielle de cette sollicitation sera l'anglais, cette demande d'expression d'intérêt est publiée uniquement en anglais.

Please note that only those firms considered qualified by the United Nations Office at Geneva for this project will be invited to participate.

Terms of Reference

The Procurement Section of the United Nations Office at Vienna (PS/UNOV) will be issuing a tender for the production of drug and precursors test kits.

The required test kits are planned to be used by the Law Enforcement officers who search vehicles in the field, so that the kits should be practical and handy for field work. The test kits are required to be delivered to UNODC Country Office at Afghanistan located in Kabul Afghanistan.

The test kits shoud provide with a rapid and simple colour test for preliminary field identification on drug precursors, most commonly encountered in illicit drug trafficing. The tagetd drug precursors include:

    1. Brown Heroin;
    2. Acetic Anhydride;
    3. Ephedrine/Pseudoephedrine;
    4. Methamphetamine;
    5. MDMA and Methamphetamine precursor;
    6. Morphine;
    7. General Drug Screening.
In this connection, the United Nations Office at Vienna is requesting expressions of interest from qualifed comapanies.

Please be advised that this EOI does not constitute a solicitation. It should also be noted that the United Nations reserves the right to change or cancel this requirement at any time.

Full details of the Specifiation of this requisition will be issued when the tender document is raised after the closing date of this Request of Expression of Interest.

Please note that this is not an invitation for submission of a bid. This is a request for Expressions of Interest (EOI) in order to identify qualified vendors interested in participating in the solicitation.

Interested vendors must provide the completed Vendor Response Form (attached below). UNOV will examine this EOI and reserves the right to select the invitees for competitive bidding. Accordingly, an expression of interest does not automatically warrant an interested vendor's participation in the competitive bidding exercise.

UNOV reserves the right to change or cancel any of this requirement at any time during the EOI and/or solicitation process.