Your Step-By-Step guide to Returns

To successfully return an item to CPC please adhere to the following steps. Failure to follow these procedures may result in your return being rejected upon receipt. CPC’s warranty, returns policy and your rights under the Distance Selling Regulations are set out in our terms and conditions of sale which can also be found in the back of your catalogue

Obtain an RMA number

You must obtain an RMA (Returns Material Authorisation) number before making any returns. To obtain an RMA number please complete the form below or contact Customer Services on 03447 880088 and provide the following information:
  • Your CPC Account Number
  • The Order Reference
  • The Part Number(s) to be returned
  • The reason for returning the goods (including a full fault description if there is a problem with the product)
The method of return should be confirmed with Customer Services whilst obtaining an RMA number or your preferences highlighted on the form below - if we are unable to support your requested method we will contact you to arrange a suitable alternative

What if there is a problem with the product?

If the items are being returned as faulty or due to a CPC error, CPC will pay for the return. You will need to give a full and detailed description of the fault or error before an RMA number can be issued. A pre-paid returns card can be used to return small items. If returning by post you must obtain proof of postage from the Post Office. For larger items, a collection will be arranged for a date and from a location of your choice. Please keep the collection receipt from the courier for your records. Certain items are covered by the manufacturer’s warranty, details of which will be given when you ring for your RMA number. The quickest option is for you to return such items direct to the manufacturer. If you prefer, CPC can facilitate the return. We will however ask you to obtain an RMA number from the manufacturer before sending the product back to CPC.

What if I’ve changed my mind?

If you bought goods as a consumer within the meaning of the Distance Selling Regulations, you have a 14 day “cooling off” period. CPC offers a 14 day return option to all customers in any event. Such items must be returned in resaleable condition and in accordance with the packaging requirements below. Products must be returned at your cost with proof of delivery being available upon request. CPC may request that certain items are returned using CPC’s pre-paid label or courier in which case the cost will be deducted from the value of the return. Goods returned under this option after the 14 day period will be subject to a 30% restocking fee.

How do I pack it?

All goods returned must be securely packaged and returned in equivalent packaging to that in which they were received. CPC cannot accept returns if goods have been damaged in transit as a result of inadequate packaging. Please clearly mark the RMA number on the outer transit packaging of your return. Do not write on or mark the product packaging. Please enclose a copy of your invoices.

How long will it take?

CPC aim to have all returns processed (subject to inspection and acceptance) within 2 days of receipt. Please allow up to 7 days for delivery for goods returned by post. Any goods rejected for return will be shipped back to you at your expense.

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