Published date: 1 December 2020

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 8 December 2020, 12am

Contract summary


  • Radioactive materials - 09343000

  • Laboratory benching - 39181000

  • Apparatus and equipment designed for demonstrational purposes - 39294000

    • Extraction ventilators - 39714110

    • Non-domestic vacuum cleaners - 42999100

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

1 December 2020

Closing date

8 December 2020

Closing time


Contract start date

14 December 2020

Contract end date

13 December 2021

Contract type

Supply contract

Procedure type

Competitive quotation (non-OJEU)

The buyer selects a group of potential suppliers to invite to tender.

Non-OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued below a certain financial threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Public Health England (PHE) requires the provision of a bespoke Grinder Extract System for the laboratory at Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards, Chilton.

The bespoke Grinder Extract System must include a Cabinet and an Extraction System.

All of the below requirements must be fulfilled:
Cabinet Design:
- Large enough to cover a Retsch DM400 sample grinder on a trolley - approximate dimensions are 1400 x 730 x 1245 mm (H, W, D).
- Must be airtight and create a seal around the floor.
- Have an extract system inside to target dust generation points.
- Have a split door on the front to allow for grinder installation and cleaning. Have a sample access door on the top.

Extraction system:
- Must use a BOFA Dust Pro 400 or better and include a dust collection bag and HEPA filter system (High efficiency filters (99.997% @ 0.3 microns)
- Must achieve a face velocity of > 0.5 m/s when the sample loading chute is open and if possible when the cleaning door is open.
- Have easily replaceable spare parts (dust collection bag and filter system).
- Noise level must be below 65 dBA when operating.

All qualified suppliers must visit the laboratory to be able to design a cabinet with the extraction system to our requirements.
To arrange a visit to the laboratory please contact Mihaela Tinca at
Please only contact us if you feel you can meet the above requirements.

The closing date and time to submit a quotation is 8th December 2020 at 12pm.

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Closing: 8 December 2020, 12am