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TPASS develops formal standards and specifications for a number of commodities purchased in volume by the State of Texas. These standards and specifications establish minimum quality requirements and are identified by a standard/specification number and an effective or revision date.

Texas Specifications are available in Portable Document Format (pdf).

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You may also view the specifications in alphabetical order.

025 Air Compressors and Accessories

  • 30-01B Air Compressor Units, Tank Mounted

031 Air Conditioning Equipment

  • 05-01B Air Conditioner, Room, Cooling Only
  • 05-02B Air Conditioner, Room, Cooling-Heating
  • 45-05A Filters, Air, Viscous-Coated, Disposable, Non-Renewable

055 Auto & Truck Accessories

  • 20-01 Gasoline to CNG Conversion Systems
  • 20-02 Gasoline to LNG Conversion Systems

060 Auto & Truck Maintenance Items & Replacement Parts

  • 03-01 Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
  • 12-03 Electrolyte (For Storage Batteries) Sulfuric Acid
  • 75-01 Thread Rubber Stock (For Automated Machine, Mold-Cured)
  • 75-02 Thread Rubber Stock (Pre-Cured)
  • BW-97 Batteries, Storage, Wet

070 Auto & Trucks/School Buses

075 Auto Shop Equipment & Supplies

  • 19-01 Spray Washer, High Pressure, Hot Water
  • 19-02 Spray Washer, High Pressure, Cold Water
  • 44-01 Lifts, Hydraulic, Automobile & Truck (Two-Post, Rail Type)
  • 44-02 Lifts, Hydraulic, Adjustable, Automobile & Truck (Two-Post, Rail-Free Type)
  • 44-03 Lifts, Hydraulic, Automotive (Single Post)

180 Chemical Raw Materials (Janitorial & Laundry Products)

  • 02-02B Pumice, Ground
  • 02-04 Calcium Carbonate (Marble, Limestone)
  • 04-02B Phosphoric Acid, 85% Technical Grade
  • 04-03A Hydrochloric Acid, Inhibited, 20 Degrees Baume
  • 12-01B Ammonium Hydroxide
  • 12-04A Monoethanolamine (2-Aminoethanol)
  • 12-07A Diethanollamine (ea.), 99%, Commercial Grade
  • 24-02B Sodium Carbonate (Soda Ash), Anhydrous
  • 30-01A Brightened, Fluorescent
  • 36-01C Chlorine Carrier, Organic - Sodium Dichloroisocyanurate
  • 48-11A Soap Base, Tallow-Coconut, Particulate Form
  • 54-02B Foam Stabilizer, Coco Diethanolamine
  • 58-01B Potassium Hydroxide (Caustic Potash),
  • 58-02B Sodium Hydroxide (Caustic Soda), Liquid
  • 66-02B Solvent, Non-Aromatic, High-Boiling
  • 74-03C Sodium Tripolysphosphate, Anhydrous
  • 74-04B Tetrapotassium Pyrophosphate
  • 74-07A Trisodium Phosphate, Anhydrous
  • 84-02C Sodium Metasilicate, Anhydrous
  • 86-01C Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose
  • 88-02B Ethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether
  • 90-01C Sodium Sulfate, Anhydrous
  • 92-02B Surfactant, Aninic-Sodium Linear Alkyl Aryl Sulfonate
  • 92-11B Surfactant, Sodium Xylenesulfonate
  • 92-12B Surfactant, Linear Alkylate Sulfonic Acid
  • 92-14A Surfactant, Anionic-Sodium Alpha Olefin Sulfonate
  • 93-01B Surfactant, Nonionic-Low-Foaming, Liquid
  • 93-02B Surfactant, Nonionic-Nonylphenoxy (Polyethoxy) Ethoxylate
  • 93-03B Surfactant, Nonionic-Linear Primary Alcohol Ethoxylate
  • 180 Approved Products List

225 Drinking Water Coolers

  • 30-01C Water Coolers, Mechanically Refrigerated, Self-Contained

275 Edible Food Staples

  • GR-06 Staple Edible Foods
  • ATT-4A Staple Edible Foods Attachment

285 Electrical Equipment & Supplies

  • 58-01 Lighting Units, Emergency, Battery-Operated

340 Fire Protection Equipment & Supplies

  • 41-01 Foam, Fire Suppressor

345 First Aid & Safety Equipment & Supplies

  • 56-01C Helmets, Construction Worker's

360 Carpets and rugs, Nylon, Commercial, Indoor

  • 10-01A Carpets and rugs, Nylon, Commercial, Indoor

365 Floor Maintenance Machines, Parts & Accessories

  • 10-02 Pads, Floor Maintenance (Thick)

390 Food Perishable

420 Furniture, Non-Office

  • 08-01 Stacking Chairs, Cafeteria/Banquet
  • 08-02 Tables, Cafeteria
  • 24-01 Chairs, Steel, Folding
  • 68-01 Mattresses, Bed, Innerspring, Flame-Retardant (PDF)
  • 68-02 Bedsprings, Box Type, Flame-Retardant
  • 68-06 Mattress, Cotton, Flame-Retardant
  • 68-07 Mattress, Bed, Foam, Flame-Retardant (PDF)
  • 84-08 Chairs, Steel Classroom

425 Furniture, Office

  • 06-08 Chairs, Steel, Traditional Design
  • 06-09 Chairs, Office, Contemporary Shell
  • 06-10B Chairs, Office, Ergonomic
  • 06-11 Chairs, Office, Ergonomic, Upholstered Back
  • 06-12A Chairs, Office, Ergonomic, Intensive Use
  • 17-01A Data Processing Terminal Stands
  • 17-02A Data Processing Workstations
  • 17-03 Data Processing Workstations, Bi-Level (w/adjustable keyboards)
  • 40-03E Filing Cabinets, Steel, Vertical, Letter-Size
  • 40-04C Filing Cabinets, Steel Lateral Letter-Size
  • CF-01 Casegoods, Flush Panel Style Wood
  • CP-01 Casegoods, Post and Panel Style
  • CS-01 Casegoods, Slab (Panel) End Style, Wood
  • CT-01 Casegoods, Traditional Style, Wood
  • OMR Sample Open Market Requisition, Systems Furniture, Office Progressive
  • 425 APL Approved Product List

435 Germicides, Hospital & Personal

  • 04-01 Antimicrobial Solution, Topical, Iodine-Iodophor Complex
  • 16-01 Surgical Scrub Skin Cleanser, Iodophor Type
  • 16-02 Surgical Scrub Skin Cleanser, Hexachlorophene Type
  • 16-03 Surgical Scrub Skin Cleanser, CHG Type
  • 24-04 Disinfectant Detergent, Phenolic Type
  • 40-01 Disinfectant Detergent, Iodophor Type
  • 56-02 Disinfectant Detergent, Quatenary Ammonium Type

460 Hose

475 Hospital Sundries

  • 62-01 Incontinent Briefs, Disposable
  • 62-02 Incontinent Two-Piece Systems (Pad and Pant)
  • 82-01 Syringes, Hypodermic, Sterile, Single Injection Disposable
  • 82-02 Needles, Hypodermic, Sterile, Single Injection Disposable

483 Radio Equipment & Accessories

  • 78-01A Radios, Portable, Two-Way Frequency Modulated (FM)
  • 81-01A Base Repeater Stations, Two-Way Frequency Modulate (FM) Radio
  • 81-02A Mobile Radios, Two-Way Frequency Modulated (FM)
  • 53-01 Pager, Personal Portable Radio

485 Janitorial Supplies, General

  • 04-01A Applicators, Wax, Cotton
  • 08-01 Bottles, Polyethylene (with Screw Caps)
  • 08-02 Jugs, Polyethylene (with Screw Caps)
  • 10-01A Brooms, Corn, Parlor and Warehouse
  • 10-02A Brushes, Scrub, Hand
  • 10-03A Brushes, Scrub, Gong Pot
  • 10-05A Brushes, Outdoor, Push
  • 10-06A Brushes, Scrub, Floor, Deck
  • 10-07A Brushes, Floor, Sweeping
  • 10-08A Handles, Brush and Broom
  • 10-09A Brushes, Commode (Sanitary)
  • 10-10A Brushes, Radiator
  • 10-18B Brooms, Corn, Whisk
  • 10-19B Brooms, Corn, Utility
  • 13-01 Cleanser, Hand and Skin, Neutral
  • 14-01A Hand Cleaner, Waterless, Creme Paste
  • 16-05 Detergent Cleaner, Liquid, Low-Sudsing
  • 16-06A Cleaner, Floor, Liquid, Concentrate
  • 16-07A Cleaner, All-Purpose, Liquid, Concentrate
  • 16-08A Cleaner, All-Purpose, Non-Phosphate, Liquid, Concentrate
  • 18-01 Detergent-Degreaser, Heavy-Duty, Liquid, Concentrate
  • 18-02A Cleaner, Heavy-Duty, Liquid, Concentrate
  • 26-02C Cleaner, Toilet Bowl, Liquid
  • 26-03A Cleaner, Toilet Bowl, Non-Acid, Liquid, Concentrate
  • 28-01A Cleaner, Window and Mirror, Liquid
  • 29-01B Cleanser, Powdered, Chlorinated
  • 34-01 Detergent, Steam and Hot Water Spray (For Vehicles)
  • 36-01 Compound, Car Wash, Hand Use
  • 38-01 Cleaning and Washing Compound, Hand Use
  • 38-02 Dishwashing Compound, Machine Use
  • 38-03B Dishwashing Compound, Chlorinated, For Machine Use
  • 38-04A Dishwashing Liquid for Hand Use
  • 54-06 Floor Sealer, Water Emulsion Type, For Masonry and Porous Tile Floors
  • 54-07B Dust Mop Treating Compound, Concentrate
  • 54-08A Floor Finish, Metal-Crosslinked Polymer Type
  • 54-09A Floor Polish Remover, Concentrate
  • 60-01B Insecticide, Household, Liquid, Non-Residual (Pyrethrin)
  • 70-01D Mop Heads, Dusting, Heavy-Duty, Dry
  • 70-02C Mop Heads, Cotton, Dusting, Five Inch (5") Wire Type, Dry
  • 70-03A Block (Wood), Frame and Handle for Dust Mop
  • 70-04A Frame and Handle (For Wire Frame Type Dust Mop)
  • 72-01A Mop Heads, Cotton, Wet
  • 72-02A Mops, Stick, Cotton, Wet
  • 72-03A Mop Heads, Rayon, Wet
  • 84-01B Cleaner, Acid Type (Lime Deposit Remover), Concentrate
  • 86-01A Soap, Hand, Liquid 35% Concentrate
  • 86-02A Soap, Toilet, Cake or Bar, Milled
  • 86-04A Soap, Bar, Mechanic's (Grit)
  • 86-06B Soap, Bar, Antibacterial
  • 86-07 Combination Soap & Detergent Bar, Mild, High-Sudsing, Tinted
  • 86-08 Combination Soap & Detergent Bar, Mild, High-Sudsing, White
  • 86-09A Soap, Detergent Bar, Mild, High-Sudsing
  • 88-01A Squeegee, Floor, Wood Block

505 Laundry & Dry Cleaning Supplies

  • 15-02 Ink, Marking, Indelible, Black, For Fabrics
  • 25-01 Calcium Hypochlorite, Technical
  • 25-03 Sodium Hypochlorite Solution, 10% Available Chlorine (Laundry Bleach, Liquid)
  • 25-04 Bleach, Laundry, Dry
  • 35-01 Detergent, Laundry, Low-Sudsing, Power or Granules
  • 35-03A Detergent, Institutional Laundry, Granular
  • 35-05 Detergent, Laundry, Low-Sudsing, Granular, Concentrate
  • 35-06 Detergent, Laundry, High-Sudsing, Granular, Concentrate
  • 35-07 Detergent, Laundry, High-Sudsing, Liquid
  • 47-01B Fabric Softener, Powered, Quaternary Ammonium Type, Non-Germicidal
  • 57-01A Laundry Alkili Sodium Metasilicate
  • 57-02 Caustic Soda (Lye), Anhydrous (Sodium Hydroxide)
  • 57-03B Laundry Alkali Sodium Orthosilicate
  • 85-01A Sour, Laundry, Sodium Type (Silicofluoride & Acid Fluoride)
  • 85-02A Sour, Laundry, Ammonium Type
  • 85-03 Sour, Laundry, Sodium Silicofluoride
  • 90-01 Starch, Laundry, Powder or Granules


565 Innerspring Unit

575 Microfiche, Film & Etc. Equipment & Supplies

  • 70-02C Microfilm, Polyester Base, Archival Quality

630 Paint & Protective Coatings

  • 21-01A Colors, Paint Tinting, Universal Type
  • 51-01A Paint, Aluminum, Appearance Coat
  • 51-03A Paint, Aluminum, Heat-Resistant

640 Paper & Plastic Products, Disposable

735 Rags, Shop Towels & Wiping Cloths

740 Ice Making Machines

850 Textiles, Fibers, Household Linens & Piece Goods

  • 12-02A Blanket, Bed, Thermal Type
  • 12-04 Blanket, Bed, Flame Resistant
  • 20-01 Cloth, Cotton, Gingham, (Yard Goods)
  • 20-05 Cloth, Cotton, Muslin (Yard Goods)
  • 20-08 Cloth, Cotton, Drill (Yard Goods)
  • 44-01 Duck, Cotton, Canvas, Numbered
  • 84-03 Fabric, Synthetic, Vinyl-Laminated, Flame-Retardant (PDF)

910 Boilerplates: Service Contracts

  • 910-27 Boilerplate for Trash Removal Services
  • 910-39 Boilerplate for Janitorial and/or Custodial Services

962 Miscellaneous Services

Each agency should select one of the following liability coverages. Directors and Officers Liability Insurance should be used unless specific Legislation has authorized the agency to purchase all Public Officials coverage. Vendors will need 30 days to complete the bid information. Exhibit A, Exhibit B, the current and past year's financial reports, and a copy of the Legislative authority should be included in the bid package.

  • 962-47-01 Directors and Officers Liability Insurance Bid Form
  • 962-47-01A Exhibit A: Application for Directors and Officers Insurance
  • 962-47-01B Exhibit B: Organizational Information for Directors and Officers Insurance
  • 962-47-02 Public Officials Insurance Bid Form
  • 962-47-02A Exhibit A: Application for Public Officials Insurance
  • 962-47-02B Exhibit B: Organizational Information for Public Officials Insurance
  • 962-85-01A Retreading and Repairing of Truck, Grader, and other Off-the-Highway Tires
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