DFARS 252.237-7015 Loss or Damage (Weight of Articles). Basic (Dec 1991) (Current)

As prescribed in 237.7101(d) , use the clause at 252.237-7015, Loss or Damage (Weight of Articles), in solicitations and contracts for laundry and dry cleaning services to be provided on a bulk weight basis. (1) Insert a reasonable per pound price in paragraph (b) of the clause, based on the average per pound value. When the contract requires laundry services on a bag type basis, insert reasonable per pound prices by bag type. (2) Insert an appropriate percentage in paragraph (e) of the clause, not to exceed eight percent.


      (a)  The Contractor shall—

              (1)  Be liable for return of the articles furnished for service under this contract; and

              (2)  Indemnify the Government for any articles delivered to the Contractor for servicing under this contract that are lost or damaged, and in the opinion of the Contracting Officer, cannot be repaired satisfactorily.

      (b)  The Contractor shall pay to the Government _________ per pound for lost or damaged articles.  The Contractor shall pay the Government only for losses which exceed the maximum weight loss in paragraph (e) of this clause.

      (c)  Failure to agree on the amount of credit due will be treated as a dispute under the Disputes clause of this contract.

      (d)  In the case of damage to any articles that the Contracting Officer and the Contractor agree can be satisfactorily repaired, the Contractor shall repair the articles at its expense in a manner satisfactory to the Contracting Officer.

      (e)  The maximum weight loss allowable in servicing the laundry is ______ percent of the weight recorded on delivery tickets when the laundry is picked up.  Any weight loss in excess of this amount shall be subject to the loss provisions of this clause.

(End of clause)


Prime’s Interest;
(Applies to laundry and dry cleaning services to be provided on a bulk weight basis. )

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52.227-18 Rights in Data-Existing Works.

52.227-2 Notice and Assistance Regarding Patent and Copyright Infringement.

52.227-3 Patent Indemnity.

52.227-4 Patent Indemnity-Construction Contracts.

52.227-5 Waiver of Indemnity.

52.228-8 Liability and Insurance-Leased Motor Vehicles.

52.236-10 Operations and Storage Areas.

52.237-7 Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance.

52.247-21 Contractor Liability for Personal Injury and/or Property Damage.

52.247-23 Contractor Liability for Loss of and/or Damage to Household Goods.

52.250-1 Indemnification Under Public Law 85-804.

52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions—Commercial Products and Commercial Services.

252.204-7014 Limitations on the Use or Disclosure of Information by Litigation Support Contractors.

252.204-7015 Notice of Authorized Disclosure of Information for Litigation Support.

252.217-7012 Liability and Insurance.

252.222-7002 Compliance with Local Labor Laws (Overseas).

252.227-7001 Release of Past Infringement.

252.227-7020 Rights in Special Works.

252.227-7021 Rights in Data--Existing Works.

252.227-7025 Limitations on the Use or Disclosure of Government-Furnished Information Marked with Restrictive Legends.

252.228-7006 Compliance with Spanish Laws and Insurance.

252.235-7000 Indemnification Under 10 U.S.C. 2354--Fixed Price.

252.235-7001 Indemnification Under 10 U.S.C. 2354--Cost Reimbursement.

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252.247-7016 Contractor Liability for Loss or Damage.

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

1852.245-72 Liability for Government property furnished for repair or other services.

3052.217-95 Liability and insurance (USCG).

3052.228-93 Risk and indemnities (USCG).

5352.228-9101 Insurance Certificate Requirement in Spain (USAFE)

5152.228-5900 Government Liability for Non-Tactical Vehicles

552.232-78 Commercial Supplier Agreements–Unenforceable Clauses.

1452.228-72 Liability for Loss or Damage - Department of the Interior.

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