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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #566IDM

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Tuesday January 26, 2021

Becton Dickinson and CompanyFranklin Lakes, NJ

  • Amount: $134,919.37
  • Terms: One-time transaction



1 total
0 BEP vendors
0 VBP vendors
0 Small businesses

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

First published Tuesday, January 26, 2021
The University awarded a contract for Arctic Sun Temperature Management System.
The Arctic Sun Temperature Management System is a thermal regulating system, indicated for monitoring and controlling patient temperature.
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)) The American Heart Association, (AHA) establishes Therapeutic Hypothermia as a Class 1 Recommendation for patients with return of spontaneous circulation. This therapy is the only intervention that can provide neuroprotection to patients. Delays in initiation, temperature fluctuations, and confusion around the specifics of the therapy can negate the efforts of health care providers attempting to adhere to this Class 1 Recommendation.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Ian Masterton
University of Illinois at Chicago
UIC Purchasing Division
809 South Marshfield Ave., 3rd Floor (M/C 560)
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 996-2801
FAX: (312) 996-3135

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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  • 566IDMSignedExemptionFormBectonDickinson.pdf (2 MB)