Awarded contract

Supply of Oral Transmucosal Fentanyl Citrate OTFC

  • Ministry of Defence

F15: Voluntary ex ante transparency notice

Notice reference: 2021/S 000-022750

Published 13 September 2021, 10:45pm



Section one: Contracting authority

one.1) Name and addresses

Ministry of Defence

Bristol

Email

Tamika.Kelly116@mod.gov.uk

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code

UK - United Kingdom

Internet address(es)

Main address

https://www.gov.uk

one.4) Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority

one.5) Main activity

Defence


Section two: Object

two.1) Scope of the procurement

two.1.1) Title

Supply of Oral Transmucosal Fentanyl Citrate OTFC

two.1.2) Main CPV code

  • 33600000 - Pharmaceutical products

two.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

two.1.4) Short description

The Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) team, part of the Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) organisation within the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD), intends to place a contract with Mawdsley-Brooks & Co Ltd for the supply of Single Oral Transmucosal Fentanyl Citrate (OTFC) lozenges for a period of 5 years (1 + 4 Option Years) with an estimated maximum value of £1.944M. This is necessary to ensure maintenance of the capability within an acceptable stockholding level.

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

two.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)

Value excluding VAT: £2,000,000

two.2) Description

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

  • 33000000 - Medical equipments, pharmaceuticals and personal care products

two.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS codes
  • UK - United Kingdom

two.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) team, part of the Defence, Equipment and Support (DE&S) organisation within the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) — intends to place a contract with Mawdsley-Brooks & Co Ltd for the supply of Single Oral Transmucosal Fentanyl Citrate (OTFC) lozenges for a period of 5 years (1 + 4 Option Years) with an estimated maximum value of £1.944M. This is necessary to ensure maintenance of the capability within an acceptable stockholding level.

It is considered that this contract can be awarded using the negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice, pursuant to Regulation 16(1)(a)(ii) of the UK Defence and Security Public Contract Regulations 2011 for technical reasons.

Summary of the Technical Reason: Mawdsley-Brooks & Co Ltd are currently the only supplier (as directed by the Market Authorisation Holder) who can supply Oral Transmucosal Fentanyl Citrate (OTFC) lozenges in a single form.

two.2.5) Award criteria

Criterion: - -

two.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options

4 optional years

two.2.13) Information about European Union Funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

two.2.14) Additional information

Due to the limitations of the character limit at II 2.4) Description — it is not possible to enter the full details of the single source justification, for full details of the reasoning, please email Alexandra.lashmar100@mod.gov.uk so that it can be forwarded to you.


Section four. Procedure

four.1) Description

four.1.1) Type of procedure

Negotiated procedure without publication of a contract notice

  • The products involved are manufactured purely for the purpose of research, experiment, study or development
  • The works, supplies or services can be provided only by a particular economic operator for the following reason:
    • absence of competition for technical reasons

Explanation:

It is considered that this contract can be awarded using the negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice, pursuant to Regulation 16(1)(a)(ii) of the UK Defence and Security Public Contract Regulations 2011 for Technical Reasons. Summary of the Technical Reason: Mawdsley-Brooks & Co Ltd are currently the only supplier (as directed by the Market Authorisation Holder) who can supply Oral Transmucosal Fentanyl Citrate (OTFC) lozenges in a single form.

four.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No


Section five. Award of contract/concession

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract/concession

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

13 September 2021

five.2.2) Information about tenders

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire

Mawdsley – Brooks & Co LTD

Salford

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor/concessionaire is an SME

No

five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot/concession (excluding VAT)

Total value of the contract/lot/concession: £2,000,000

five.2.5) Information about subcontracting

The contract/lot/concession is likely to be subcontracted


Section six. Complementary information

six.4) Procedures for review

six.4.1) Review body

Ministry of Defence

Bristol

Country

United Kingdom