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Tissue Processor Equipment Request For Bid

Description of Equipment Need

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture (NJDA), Animal Health Diagnostic Laboratory (AHDL) provides histopathology services in the form of microscopic examination of biopsy and necropsy tissue specimens received from practicing veterinarians, private food and companion animal owners, regulatory agencies, law enforcement agencies, racetrack, wildlife, zoo and nonprofit animal facilities. 

The AHDL is looking for a tissue processor to replace its current tissue processor, which is at end of its life.


Automated Tissue Processor, 100-120V/50-60 Hz

Reagent Management System to optimize quality and efficiently use reagents

Independent power supply unit inside in case power failure occurs

Touch screen intelligent user interface

Programmable delay of start and finish time

Ability to edit programs while in progress

Ability to connect to internet for remote monitoring

Ability to export data via USB

Remote alarm connection

Auto protection against overheating and overpressure

Features to minimize fume exposure

Minimum 1-year warranty and availability of economical maintenance plans for future

Please email the completed PB-120 form to submit your bid.

*If you are awarded this procurement, be advised that a DPA packet must be completed that include the following forms:

Information Sheet and Certification for DPA Transactions

Ownership Disclosure Form

Disclosure of Investigation and Other Activities Involving Bidder Forms

Disclosure of Investments Activities in Iran Form

Source Disclosure Form

MacBride Principles Certification Form

Vendor Certification and Political Form/ Two Year Chapter 51/Executive Order 117 Vendor Certification and Disclosure of Political Contribution Form

Affirmative Action Form

Delegated Purchasing Authority Terms and Conditions

Proof of NJ Business Registration (https://www1.state.nj.us/TYTR_BRC/jsp/BRCLoginJsp.jsp) with the Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services (http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/revenue/) – Provide a copy of Business Registration Certificate

Proof of Insurance (ACORD Form)

All DPA Forms Packet can be located at  https://www.state.nj.us/treasury/purchase/forms/Waiver%20and%20DPA%20Contract%20Checklist.pdf