Note, The reference to TOES, TELEX, and Western Union in this deviation text are no longer valid. The help desk number in the deviation (215-697-2667) and in the above clause (215-697-2179) are both good numbers. Note also, that the Government now charges bidders for documents

OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY OF DEFENSE:

3000 DEFENSE PENTAGON WASHINGTON DC 20301-3000

In rep1y refer to

DAR Case 90-918

DAR Tracking Number 9O-oOOO2

MEMORANDUM FOR DIRECTORS OF DEFENSE AGENCIES

SUBJECT: Administrative Change to Class Deviation - Specifications, Standards, and Descriptions.

This c1ass deviation is approved unti1 the FAR is revised.

52.211-2 Availability of Specifications and Standards Listed in the DOD Index of Specifications and Standards (DODISS) and Descriptions Listed in DoD 5010.12-L.

As prescribed in 11.204(b), insert the following provision:

AVAILABILITY OF SPECIFICATIONS AND STANDARDS LISTED IN THE DoD INDEX OF SPECIFICATIONS AND STANDARDS (DODISS) AND DESCRIPTIONS LISTED IN DoD 5010.12-L (DEVIATION MAY 1990)

(a) Requests for copies of specifications or data item descriptions cited in this solicitation may be submitted by Telephone Order Entry System (TOES), mail, TELEX, or Western Union. All requests should include customer number, or Contractor and Government Entity (CAGE) Code; complete mailing address, including any "Mark for" information required; specification or data item description number, date, and applicable amendment(s); solicitation or contract number; and quantity (up to 10). When requesting a data item description, the request should also cite the applicable data item number set forth in the solicitation. Copies of the DODISS and the Acquisition Management Systems and Data Requirements Control List, DoD 5010.12-L, may also be ordered from the supply point listed herein. For first orders from contractors that do not have a CAGE Code, a customer number will be assigned for future orders. Processing time for documents is usually 3 to 5 days.

(1) The TOES number is (215) 697-1187 To use TOES, you must first obtain a customer number. If you have already used the Print On Demand System (PODS), a customer number was assigned and was shown on the shipping invoice or the status letter. For urgent requests, customer numbers may be obtained from the Special Assistance Desk (215) 697-2667. When placing an order utilizing TOES, you must use a touch tone telephone. Since the telephone does not have the letters "Q" or ,,Z, " TOES allows you to replace the letter "Q" with the number "7" and the letter "Z" with the number "9."

(2) Mail requests to:

(3) TELEX Number is 834295.

(4) Western Union Number is 710-670-1685.

(5) For inquiries the number is (215) 697-26~7. Customer service telephones are available to assist with special inquiries about the services available or status on orders previously placed. Orders will not be accepted on these lines

*U.S. G.P.O. :1993-341-772:87591

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