FAR 52.208-8 Required Sources for Helium and Helium Usage Data. Basic (Aug 2018)

As prescribed in 8.505, insert the clause at 52.208-8, Required Sources for Helium and Helium Usage Data, in solicitations and contracts if it is anticipated that performance of the contract involves a major helium requirement.

Required Sources for Helium and Helium Usage Data (Aug 2018)

(a) Definitions.

“Bureau of Land Management,” as used in this clause, means the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Amarillo Field Office, Helium Operations, located at 801 South Fillmore Street, Suite 500, Amarillo, TX 79101-3545.

“Federal helium supplier” means a private helium vendor that has an in-kind crude helium sales contract with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and that is on the BLM Amarillo Field Office’s Authorized List of Federal Helium Suppliers available via the Internet at https://www.blm.gov/programs/energy-and-minerals/helium/partners.

“Major helium requirement” means an estimated refined helium requirement greater than 200,000 standard cubic feet (scf) (measured at 14.7 pounds per square inch absolute pressure and 70 degrees Fahrenheit temperature) of gaseous helium or 7510 liters of liquid helium delivered to a helium use location per year.

(b) Requirements—

    (1) Contractors must purchase major helium requirements from Federal helium suppliers, to the extent that supplies are available.

    (2) The Contractor shall provide to the Contracting Officer the following data within 10 days after the Contractor or subcontractor receives a delivery of helium from a Federal helium supplier—

        (i) The name of the supplier;

        (ii) The amount of helium purchased;

        (iii) The delivery date(s); and

        (iv) The location where the helium was used.

(c) Subcontracts. The Contractor shall insert this clause, including this paragraph (c), in any subcontract or order that involves a major helium requirement.

(End of clause)

(c) Subcontracts. The Contractor shall insert this clause, including this paragraph (c), in any subcontract or order that involves a major helium requirement.

Mandatory (Exception);
Services ✖ (Applies when performance involves a major helium requirement.)

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52.223-3 Hazardous Material Identification and Material Safety Data.

52.223-7 Notice of Radioactive Materials.

52.250-1 Indemnification Under Public Law 85-804.

52.250-3 SAFETY Act Block Designation/Certification.

52.250-4 SAFETY Act Pre-qualification Designation Notice.

52.250-5 SAFETY Act—Equitable Adjustment.

52.223-22 Public Disclosure of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Reduction Goals-Representation.

252.223-7001 Hazard Warning Labels.

252.223-7002 Safety Precautions for Ammunition and Explosives.

252.223-7003 Change in Place of Performance--Ammunition and Explosives.

252.223-7006 Prohibition on Storage, Treatment, and Disposal of Toxic or Hazardous Materials.

252.223-7007 Safeguarding Sensitive Conventional Arms, Ammunition, and Explosives.

252.223-7008 Prohibition of Hexavalent Chromium.

252.225-7009 Restriction on Acquisition of Certain Articles Containing Specialty Metals.



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3052.223-90 Accident and fire reporting (USCG).

5352.223-9000 Elimination of Use of Class I Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS)

5352.223-9001 Health and Safety on Government Installations

552.223-70 Hazardous Substances.

552.223-71 Nonconforming Hazardous Materials.

552.223-72 Hazardous Material Information.

552.223-73 Preservation, Packaging, Packing, Marking, and Labeling of Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) For Shipments.

552.238-72 Identification of Products that have Environmental Attributes.

652.236-70 Accident Prevention.

952.204-73 Facility clearance.

952.223-71 Integration of environment, safety, and health into work planning and execution.

952.223-72 Radiation protection and nuclear criticality.

952.223-75 Preservation of individual occupational radiation exposure records.

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