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BNL Prime Contract No. DE-SC0012704

Part II, Section I. Contract Clauses

Clause I.50 — FAR 52.223-2 — Affirmative Procurement Of Biobased Products Under Service And Construction Contracts (Sep 2013)

Last Revised: 0/0/0000  |  Per Mod #000

(a) In the performance of this contract, the contractor shall make maximum use of biobased products that are United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)-designated items unless–

(1) The product cannot be acquired–

(i) Competitively within a time frame providing for compliance with the contract performance schedule;

(ii) Meeting contract performance requirements; or

(iii) At a reasonable price.

(2) The product is to be used in an application covered by a USDA categorical exemption (see 7 CFR 3201.3(e)). For example, all USDA-designated items are exempt from the preferred procurement requirement for the following:

(i) Spacecraft system and launch support equipment.

(ii) (ii) Military equipment, i.e., a product or system designed or procured for combat or combat-related missions.

(b) Information about this requirement and these products is available at

(c) In the performance of this contract, the Contractor shall–

(1) Report to, with a copy to the Contracting Officer, on the product types and dollar value of any USDA-designated biobased products purchased by the Contractor during the previous Government fiscal year, between October 1 and September 30; and

(2) Submit this report no later than–

(i) October 31 of each year during contract performance; and

(ii) At the end of contract performance.