University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Vendor: Johnson and Johnson (Cordis), Fremont, CA
Amount: An estimated $375,000
An estimated start date of 7/1/2016 through 6/30/2019, 36 months
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Thursday, June 2, 2016
The University awarded a contract for Intravascular catheters, stents, and accessories to Johnson and Johnson (Cordis), Fremont, CA, for an estimated $375,000.
Purchase Johnson and Johnson (Cordis) cardiological and interventional radiology catheters, sheaths, stents, guidewires, and ancillary accessories.
The Johnson & Johnson (Cordis) products are based upon surgeon choice in conjunction with patient clinical evaluation. Cordis has patented features and specifications that result in the conclusion that only Johnson & Johnson Cordis can fulfill the surgeon needs.
Many of the Cordis catheter products that are part of their standard catalogue can be modified to suit a clinician?s specific needs. For example, catheters and sheaths can be made shorter or longer; catheter shapes can be modified; or packs can be assembled. Custom shapes may also be available upon request.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the item or service is copyrighted or patented and is not available except from the holder of the copyright or patent.
For additional information, contact:
State Purchasing Officer - Aaron M. Finder
We will hold a public hearing at the date, time and location specified below, if we
receive a request to testify regarding the sole source determination. We will also
hold a hearing if any vendor submits a signed statement showing the capability to
provide the stated supplies/services at or below the amount indicated.
The public hearing allows any interested party the opportunity to testify for or against
the sole source determination as described in this notice. The purpose of the hearing
is to receive information from the public in a reasonable manner. Formal rules of evidence
will not apply. The hearing officer will produce minutes of the hearing and may record
it in order to aid in the production of the minutes. After conclusion of the hearing we
will decide whether the sole source determination was appropriate.
We must receive any request to testify and any vendor statement no later than the
registration date and time indicated below. If we do not receive a timely request or statement, we will not hold
the hearing. We reserve the right to cancel the procurement prior to any scheduled hearing.
Please confirm the status of the hearing with the Hearing Contact.
June 22, 2016
401 S. Spring Street
Date, time, and location are
subject to change and/or cancellation. It is the responsibility of potential
participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.
June 17, 2016
The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire
qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.