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Title 48Chapter 1Subchapter BPart 9Subpart 9.3 → §9.304


Title 48: Federal Acquisition Regulations System
PART 9—CONTRACTOR QUALIFICATIONS
Subpart 9.3—First Article Testing and Approval


9.304   Exceptions.

Normally, testing and approval is not required in contracts for—

(a) Research or development;

(b) Products requiring qualification before award (e.g., when an applicable qualified products list exists (see subpart 9.2));

(c) Products normally sold in the commercial market; or

(d) Products covered by complete and detailed technical specifications, unless the requirements are so novel or exacting that it is questionable whether the products would meet the requirements without testing and approval.

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