Thursday, December 13, 2018

Women’s Scarves Recalled by Raj Imports Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard

Description: This recall involves 100% silk Raj Imports scarves. The scarves are purple with an allover butterfly and bow pattern. The scarves measure about 71 inches long by 20 inches wide. “Raj RN NO 115832 Made in India 100% Silk ONE SIZE” is printed on a brown side seam label.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled scarves and contact Raj Trading and Imports for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries: None Reported

Sold At: Online at www.rajimports.net and www.zulily.com from February 2008 through August 2018 for about $15.

Importer(s): Raj Trading & Imports (USA), Inc., dba as Raj Imports, of Calif.

Manufactured In: India

Recall number: 19-049

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Textiles, Apparel, & Sporting Goods Virtual Fair

The U.S. Commercial Service is offering a unique opportunity for U.S. companies in the Textiles, Apparel, and Sporting goods Industry to promote their products and services to potential buyers and business partners overseas via online promotion on their website.

Army Ballistic Armor Contract Awarded

The Protective Group, A Point Blank Co., Miami Lakes, Florida, was awarded an $11,924,240 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of enhanced ballistic armor protection system kits. One bid was solicited with one bid received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 10, 2022. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-19-D-0013).

Federal Business Opportunities through December 12, 2018

Recently posted federal business opportunities

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Title:             Total Solutions for Law Enforcement, Security, Facilities Management, Fire, Rescue
Sol. #:            7FCI-L3-030084-B
Agency:            General Services Administration
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Title:             MID-CUT BALLISTIC HELMETS
Sol. #:            FA7014-19-F1DT858295AW01
Agency:            Department of the Air Force
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Title:             Bootlist
Sol. #:            s8number2
Agency:            Department of the Army
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Title:             BAG,AMMUNITION
Sol. #:            SPE1C119Q0025
Agency:            Defense Logistics Agency
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Title:             Coat, All-Weather, Men's & Women's, Poly/Ctn, Blue Shade 3376, Removable Liner, Water Repellent
Sol. #:            SPE1C1-19-R-0023
Agency:            Defense Logistics Agency
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Title:             TEMPER TYPE XLVIII-STA
Sol. #:            SPE1C119T0605
Agency:            Defense Logistics Agency
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Title:             CLOTH,PLAIN WEAVE
Sol. #:            SPE1C119T0365
Agency:            Defense Logistics Agency
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Title:             SUREFIRE X300 ULTRA WEAPON LIGHT Mfr Part No.:  X300U-A 
Sol. #:            POLKDESPOLICELJP002A
Agency:            Department of the Army
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Title:             Fixed Qty. ESAPI Size Medium
Sol. #:            SPE1C1-19-R-0022
Agency:            Defense Logistics Agency
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Title:             Rifleman Set w/TAP and Components
Sol. #:            SPE1C1-19-R-0021
Agency:            Defense Logistics Agency
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Title:             GEN III Layer 7 Parka
Sol. #:            SPE1C1-19-R-0026
Agency:            Defense Logistics Agency
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Title:             INSIGNIA,SHOULDER S
Sol. #:            SPE1C119T0575
Agency:            Defense Logistics Agency
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Title:             BADGE CLASP
Sol. #:            SPE1C119T0591
Agency:            Defense Logistics Agency
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Title:             INSIGNIA,GRADE,ENLI
Sol. #:            SPE1C119T0584
Agency:            Defense Logistics Agency
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Title:             INSIGNIA,SHOULDER S
Sol. #:            SPE1C119T0578
Agency:            Defense Logistics Agency
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Title:             BADGE CLASP
Sol. #:            SPE1C119T0588
Agency:            Defense Logistics Agency
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Title:             DECORATION SET,INDI
Sol. #:            SPE1C119T0565
Agency:            Defense Logistics Agency
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Title:             INSIGNIA,SHOULDER S
Sol. #:            SPE1C119T0567
Agency:            Defense Logistics Agency
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Title:             MENS JACKET
Sol. #:            SPMYM219Q0442
Agency:            Defense Logistics Agency
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Title:             INL/Mexico Tactical Equipment
Sol. #:            191NLE19Q0004
Agency:            Department of State
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Title:             Cadet Issued Sword Belt & Frog
Sol. #:            W911SD-19-R-0041
Agency:            Department of the Army
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Clients of Agathon Associates and subscribers to Agathon Associates' Trade Advisor Service can find links to the full solicitations at www.agathonassociates.com/textile-pri/berry/fbo.htm. You will need to enter your username and password. If you do not know your username and password email David Trumbull at david@agathonassociates.com.

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Duffle Bag Contract Awarded

Aurora Industries LLC, Camuy, Puerto Rico, has been awarded a maximum $36,835,535 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for duffle bags. This is a two-year contract with no option periods. This was a competitive 8(A) set-aside acquisition with three responses received. Location of performance is Puerto Rico, with a Dec. 6, 2020, performance completion date. Using military services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2019 through 2021 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (SPE1C1-19-D-1117).

Friday, December 7, 2018

Expiration of the Dominican Republic Earned Import Allowance Program (DR 2-for-1)

The Dominican Republic Earned Import Allowance Program (DR 2-for-1) was established as an amendment to the CAFTA-DR, under the Andean Trade Preference Extension Act of 2008 and became effective on December 1, 2008, for a 10-year period. The 10-year period expired on December 1, 2018. Entries of qualifying apparel under the DR 2-for-1 program may only qualify for duty-free treatment under the CAFTA-DR prior to the date of expiration. Entries on or after December 1, 2018, may no longer use allowances to qualify for duty free treatment under the DR 2-for-1 program.

Army T-Shirt Contract Awarded

Heart and Core LLC, Minnetonka, Minnesota, has been awarded a maximum $7,920,000 modification (P00011) exercising the second one-year option period of a one-year base contract (SPE1C1-17-D-1018) with four one-year option periods for moisture wicking T-shirts. This is an indefinite-delivery contract. Locations of performance are California and Minnesota, with a Dec. 15, 2019, performance completion date. Using military service is Army. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2019 through 2020 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.