(1) For guidance on using the Exclusion section of the System for Award Management, see PGI 209.105-1 .
(2) A satisfactory performance record is a factor in determining contractor responsibility (see FAR 9.104-1(c)). One source of information relating to contractor performance is Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS), available at https://ww.cpars.gov/. Information relating to contract terminations for cause and for default is also available through the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS) module of CPARS, available at https://www.fapiis.gov. (see subpart 42.15). This termination information is just one consideration in determining contractor responsibility.