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Title 48Chapter 4Subchapter B → Part 410


Title 48: Federal Acquisition Regulations System


PART 410—MARKET RESEARCH


Contents
410.001   Policy.
410.002   Procedures.

Authority: 5 U.S.C. 301 and 40 U.S.C. 486(c)

Source: 70 FR 45, Jan. 3, 2005, unless otherwise noted.

410.001   Policy.

In addition to those uses listed in FAR 10.001, agencies must use the results of market research to—

(a) Ensure the minimum use of hazardous or toxic materials;

(b) Ensure the maximum use of biobased products and biofuels; and

(c) Identify products and services on or eligible for addition to the Javits-Wagner-O'Day Act Procurement List in order to achieve USDA's goal to increase participation in this program.

410.002   Procedures.

Market research must include obtaining information on the commercial quality assurance practices as an alternative for Government inspection and testing prior to tender for acceptance.

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