What Do I Do To Handle A Costco Product Recall?

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How Do I Handle A Costco Product Recall?

Costco warehouses are quite popular places to shop. Yet these stores are just as likely as other retail businesses to stock products that are later recalled.

Discovering that a Costco purchase has been recalled and obtaining a full refund can take some work on your part.

You can follow some do-it-yourself steps to handle a Costco recall, but offers a handy, automated way to handle this if you wish to avoid frustration.

How Do I Learn About Costco Product Recalls?

You may browse or search for specific Costco products that have been recalled by following these steps:

  1. Visit the company's recall webpage: https://www.costco.com/recalls.html
  2. Review the information labeled Recalls & Product Notices
  3. Scroll through the list to view all recalls
  4. Click on any item you may have purchased
  5. Review the recall information provided by the product manufacturer in PDF format

How May I Find Additional Information?

General Recalls

  1. Visit the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's Recall website
  2. Follow the instructions for searching or viewing recalls by category

Food Recalls

Visit the Food Safety website to view real-time notices of recalls and alerts from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Click on specific items for more information.

What Are My Options if a Costco Warehouse Purchase Has Been Recalled?

You can decide how you would like to proceed once you have verified that your product has been recalled. You may:

  • Dispose of the item
  • Bring the item to any Costco warehouse and proceed to the Returns Counter for a full refund

How May I Return an Item Purchased Online at Costco.com?

You may return the item using one of two methods:

  • Bring the item to any Costco warehouse and proceed to the Returns Counter for a full refund
  • Initiate a return via the Costco.com website

To Request a Return Online:

  1. Log into your account by clicking Sign In / Register
  2. Select Orders & Returns
  3. Choose the Return Items button next to the appropriate order and follow the prompts to complete your return or replacement request
  4. Receive your return label immediately or schedule a pickup (where eligible). For large items, you'll be sent an email with additional instructions.

Items returned through Costco.com will be refunded (including shipping and handling fees) by crediting the purchase to the credit card used to place the order. There is no charge for return shipping.

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Use Donotpay 's Product Recall Monitor to Check for Recalls

If you don't have a specific recalled product in mind yet, DoNotPay can check to see if any of your recent purchases have been recalled. Simply forward any receipts you have to recalls@donotpay.com, and we'll scan them against our updated list of recalled items.

How the Product Recall Monitor works:

  1. Register your email for our Recall Monitor through the Product Recalls product.
  2. Forward any email receipts you have to recalls@donotpay.com (you can set up auto-forwarding to make it easier!)
  3. DoNotPay will notify you immediately if one of your purchases is recalled. We'll then help you claim a refund or replacement for it through the steps above!

How the Product Recall Claims product works:

  1. Tell us about your purchase, including the product name, brand, store you purchased the item from, price, and date of purchase. If you purchased the item online, enter your transaction details and payment method as well.
  2. Tell us how you found out about the recall.
  3. Choose whether you want a refund, repair, or replacement.
  4. Upload photographic evidence of your purchase and the product if you still have it.
  5. Choose whether you have the capacity to return the item or not.

And that's it! DoNotPay will send your recall request to the manufacturing company on your behalf, asking for a refund, repair, or replacement. You should hear back from the company directly with confirmation and how the refund/replacement will be issued, or the next steps in getting the item repaired.

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