48 CFR § 52.210-1 - Market Research.
As prescribed in 10.003, insert the following clause:
(a)Definition. As used in this clause -
Commercial item and nondevelopmental item have the meaning contained in Federal Acquisition Regulation 2.101.
(b) Before awarding subcontracts over the simplified acquisition threshold for items other than commercial items, the Contractor shall conduct market research to -
(i) Meet the agency's requirements;
(ii) Could be modified to meet the agency's requirements; or
(iii) Could meet the agency's requirements if those requirements were modified to a reasonable extent; and