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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.

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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.

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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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