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Remove inventory (overview)

You can request to return or dispose of the inventory you have stored in Amazon's fulfillment centers using one of the following methods:

Removal fees are charged per item removed. For more information, go to FBA removal and disposal fees.

Note: You must upload the removal order file for cross border removal orders with a destination address outside your home store. For more information, go to Create a removal order to return outside your home store.

Removal order process

It can take between 10 and 14 working days until removal orders are dispatched. It can go up to 30 working days or more during the holiday season period. You will be billed within 45 days of the removal.

Fulfillable inventory is available for buying until we remove it. Close your listing if you want to make it unavailable immediately. To learn more, go to List products for Fulfillment by Amazon.

We cannot remove inventory in the following cases:

  • It is already scheduled for removal.
  • It is being processed for a pending customer order.
  • It is being shipped to another fulfillment center.
Note: If your inventory cannot be removed for the above reasons, we will notify you with suggested action to take in order to successfully remove your inventory.
Note: Once a removal order is created, the address provided on the removal order cannot be altered.

Removal order restrictions

The following restrictions apply to removal orders:

  • They cannot be dispatched to another fulfillment center.
  • They cannot be used to fulfill customer orders.

For items classified as hazardous materials, only those that are Hazmat Transportation Regulatory Class (HTRC) 8 or 9 can be returned. Hazardous items that are not classified as HTRC 8 or 9 can only be disposed of.

To ship to an address outside of Europe, go to International Returns providers.

Removal order packing and shipping

When you request that inventory be returned to you, it is packed at the fulfillment center and shipped to the address you specify. It may be shipped in multiple shipments and from multiple carriers if the items are located in different fulfillment centers.

Inventory that was shipped to the fulfillment center in case packs is returned as individual items in boxes or on pallets.

Removal order cancellation

We may cancel a removal order if the inventory isn't available for removal. For example, it may be part of a pending customer order.

If we cancel a removal order, submit another request. The reasons to cancel can be specific to the related product. If we cancel the second request, contact Selling Partner Support.

If you would like to cancel a removal order that you submitted, go to Remove inventory from a fulfillment center.

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