University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Xenex Disinfection Services, IncorporatedSan Antonio, TX
- Terms: One-time transaction
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First published Friday, December 4, 2020
The University awarded a contract for ultraviolet light disinfection system.
Xenex robots are ultraviolet light disinfection system that is used to kill all kinds of pathogens.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for medical supplies or medical services necessary for the delivery of care and treatment at medical, dental, or veterinary teaching facilities utilized by SIU or U of I (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b-5)) Xenex robots will be used to disinfect the rooms and kill the virus that can potentially infect patients and/or staff. The hospital is experiencing high volume of COVID-19 patients being admitted. Additional robots are needed to quickly disinfect the rooms for the safety of patients and staff.
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