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23.406 Solicitation provisions and contract clauses.

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23.406 Solicitation provisions and contract clauses.

23.406 Solicitation provisions and contract clauses.

      (a) Insert the provision at 52.223-1, Biobased Product Certification, in solicitations that-

           (1) Require the delivery or specify the use of USDA-designated items; or

           (2) Include the clause at 52.223-2.

      (b) Insert the clause at 52.223-2, Affirmative Procurement of Biobased Products Under Service and Construction Contracts, in service or construction solicitations and contracts, unless the contract will not involve the use of USDA-designated items at http://www.biopreferred.gov or 7 CFR part 3201.

      (c) Except for the acquisition of commercially available off-the-shelf items, insert the provision at 52.223-4, Recovered Material Certification, in solicitations that-

           (1) Require the delivery or specify the use of EPA-designated items; or

           (2) Include the clause at 52.223-17, Affirmative Procurement of EPA-designated Items in Service and Construction Contracts.

      (d) Except for the acquisition of commercially available off-the-shelf items, insert the clause at 52.223-9, Estimate of Percentage of Recovered Material Content for EPA-designated Items, in solicitations and contracts exceeding $150,000 that are for, or specify the use of, EPA-designated items containing recovered materials. If technical personnel advise that estimates can be verified, use the clause with its Alternate I.

      (e) Insert the clause at 52.223-17, Affirmative Procurement of EPA-designated Items in Service and Construction Contracts, in service or construction solicitations and contracts unless the contract will not involve the use of EPA-designated items.