DFARS 252.225-7016 Restriction on Acquisition of Ball and Roller Bearings. Basic (Jun 2011) (Current)

As prescribed in 225.7009-5, use the clause at 252.225-7016, Restriction on Acquisition of Ball and Roller Bearings, in solicitations and contracts, including solicitations and contracts using FAR part 12 procedures for the acquisition of commercial items, unless—
(a) The items being acquired are commercial items other than ball or roller bearings acquired as end items;
(b) The items being acquired do not contain ball and roller bearings; or
(c) A waiver has been granted in accordance with 225.7009-4.


      (a)  Definitions.  As used in this clause--

              (1)  “Bearing components” means the bearing element, retainer, inner race, or outer race.

              (2)  “Component,” other than a bearing component, means any item supplied to the Government as part of an end product or of another component.

              (3)  “End product” means supplies delivered under a line item of this contract.

      (b)  Except as provided in paragraph (c) of this clause—

              (1)  Each ball and roller bearing delivered under this contract shall be manufactured in the United States, its outlying areas, or Canada; and

              (2)  For each ball or roller bearing, the cost of the bearing components manufactured in the United States, its outlying areas, or Canada shall exceed 50 percent of the total cost of the bearing components of that ball or roller bearing.

      (c)  The restriction in paragraph (b) of this clause does not apply to ball or roller bearings that are acquired as—

              (1)  Commercial components of a noncommercial end product; or

              (2)  Commercial or noncommercial components of a commercial component of a noncommercial end product.

      (d)  The restriction in paragraph (b) of this clause may be waived upon request from the Contractor in accordance with subsection 225.7009-4 of the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement. 

      (e)  If this contract includes DFARS clause 252.225-7009, Restriction on Acquisition of Certain Articles Containing Specialty Metals, all bearings that contain specialty metals, as defined in that clause, must meet the requirements of that clause.

      (f)  The Contractor shall insert the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (f), in all subcontracts, except those for—

              (1)  Commercial items; or

              (2)  Items that do not contain ball or roller bearings.

(End of clause)

(f) The Contractor shall insert the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (f), in all subcontracts, except those for: (1) Commercial items; or (2) Items that do not contain ball or roller bearings.

Mandatory (Exception);
Services ✖   DFARS 212.301 (Applies to contracts that contain ball or roller bearings.);

52.203-16 Preventing Personal Conflicts of Interest.

52.209-3 First Article Approval-Contractor Testing.

52.209-4 First Article Approval-Government Testing.

52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items.

52.215-17 Waiver of Facilities Capital Cost of Money.

52.219-18 Notification of Competition Limited to Eligible 8(a) Participants.

52.219-4 Notice of Price Evaluation Preference for HUBZone Small Business Concerns.

52.219-6 Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside.

52.219-7 Notice of Partial Small Business Set-Aside.

52.222-36 Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities.

52.225-7 Waiver of Buy American Statute for Civil Aircraft and Related Articles.

52.227-5 Waiver of Indemnity.

52.228-15 Performance and Payment Bonds-Construction.

52.228-4 Workers’ Compensation and War-Hazard Insurance Overseas.

52.232-12 Advance Payments.

52.234-4 Earned Value Management System.

52.237-8 Restriction on Severance Payments to Foreign Nationals.

52.237-9 Waiver of Limitation on Severance Payments to Foreign Nationals.

52.209-13 Violation of Arms Control Treaties or Agreements-Certification.

252.215-7010 Requirements for Certified Cost or Pricing Data and Data Other Than Certified Cost or Pricing Data.

252.203-7001 Prohibition on Persons Convicted of Fraud or Other Defense Contract-Related Felonies.

252.225-7019 Restriction on Acquisition of Anchor and Mooring Chain.

252.225-7032 Waiver of United Kingdom Levies-Evaluation of Offers.

252.225-7033 Waiver of United Kingdom Levies.

252.225-7037 Evaluation of Offers for Air Circuit Breakers.

252.242-7005 Contractor Business Systems.

252.247-7023 Transportation of Supplies by Sea.

1852.204-76 Security Requirements for Unclassified Information Technology Resources.

1852.227-70 New Technology-Other than a Small Business Firm or Nonprofit Organization.

1852.227-71 Requests for Waiver of Rights to Inventions.

1852.227-88 Government-furnished computer software and related technical data.

1852.228-76 Cross-Waiver of Liability for International Space Station Activities.

1852.228-78 Cross-Waiver of Liability for Science or Space Exploration Activities Unrelated to the International Space Station.

1852.234-2 Earned Value Management System.

1852.245-78 Physical inventory of capital personal property

5252.204-9503 Expediting Contract Closeout (NAVAIR)



3052.209-70 Prohibition on contracts with corporate expatriates

5152.225-5902 Fitness for Duty and Medical/Dental Care Limitations

652.228-71 Worker’s Compensation Insurance (Defense Base Act) - Services.

752.231-71 Salary supplements for HG employees.

952.209-72 Organizational conflicts of interest.

952.227-84 Notice of right to request patent waiver.

952.250-70 Nuclear hazards indemnity agreement.

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