The Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO) has issued
Procurement of Security Equipment. This notice states that
the General Services Administration (GSA) has enacted new procedures for procuring secure storage equipment, such as security containers, information processing system (IPS)
containers, and vault doors. Furthermore, it states "GSA Approved" security containers and vault doors must now be procured through GSA Global Supply utilizing the
appropriate National Stock Number.
Department of Treasury is lowering the limit on use of the Government Purchase Cards (GPC)
for intra-governmental transactions from $24,999.99 to $9,999.99 effective October 1, 2020.
for more information.
GSA has transitioned the Security Equipment program from the Multiple Award Schedule Program to the Global
Supply Program to provide full-service acquisition management support to assist in your acquisition of GSA Approved
Security Containers. For more information about this transition and security containers, you can review the following document:
GSA Approved Security Containers Overview.
Contractors may want to review the FAR clause for security which allows contractors to use GSA, and some regulatory justifications to allow inclusion of this clause in contracts for security containers.
to view FAR clause.
Please see our
Other Security Products
page for ordering information on non GSA-approved accessories that may be used in GSA-approved security containers,
or other non GSA-approved containers.
Use the handy table below to determine which manufacturers build which GSA-approved containers.
You can view GSA security container descriptions and NSN's by clicking on the PRODUCT links in first column in the table below.
Due to the number of variations in IPS container configuration, orders for IPS containers should be made against GSA Multiple Award Schedule contracts directly from the manufacturer
by referencing Federal Specification AA-C-2786A,
QPL qualification number QPL-AA-C-2786-4,
and the manufacturer's part number (designation or "Brand Name" from the QPL).
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