Product Recall

Product Recall Insurance – What is it?

Product recalls continue to be a growing concern for manufacturers and consumers.Now there has never been a better time to consider product recall insurance. Can you afford not to cover yourself for this risk?

Product Recall Insurance can protect business from the devastating effects of such incidents by providing coverage for those expenses that occur before the product defect has resulted in damage to a third party.

 What can be covered?

The recall of your product in the market as a result of:

  • Defect
  • Government Recall
  • Malicious Product Tampering
  • Product Extortion

Given the cost of a recall can be incurred by the manufacturer and importer right through to the wholesaler, distributor, exporter or retailer, you need cover right across the supply chain.

Most traditional recall extensions do not provide cover for the major costs of a recall such as Business Interruption, Replacements Costs, Rehabilitation Expenses or Extortion. It has been the case that these extra covers can account for almost 65% of the total cost arising from a particular Product Recall.

The policy covers the key expense areas which arise following a recall including:

  • Business Interruption
  • Replacement Costs
  • Recall Costs
  • Consultants & Advisors Costs
  • Rehabilitation Expenses
  • Third Party Financial Loss
  • Extortion Costs

The policy also provides cover for the costs and expenses involved in engaging expert independent consultants & advisors who can assist in guiding the company through the critical first few weeks of an incident.

Examples of Product Recall situations

Recalls in the USA

Read our Product Recall FAQs

 Who can help?

An Insurance Broker who specialises in this cover can find the right Insurer for you with the most appropriate policy wording. An insurance broker's role is to act as your representative and work in your interests, seeking the best cover at the best price for you with their skill, market knowledge and experience. Call a good one.

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Robert Cooper - one of 100 faces of small business

This week it was announced as part of Small Business Week,  that Robert has been named one of the 100 faces of small business for a State Government promotion on the great value that small businesses play in the State of Queensland.

You can see Robert's entry here:

It is the third accolade for CPR Insurance Services in a month and after seven and a half years in business is a real pep up for the company.

For Robert, it is the culmination of many years experience, becoming well qualified, experiencing the highs and lows of a career and always wanting to contribute to his community. Sometimes, these things just come together and you receive recognition for your efforts.

Robert says that there is no doubt that starting your own business is a huge challenge, but with the right research and planning, the right people around you and a good set of values that you apply to the vision of the company, you have a very good chance of making it all succeed.

Robert says he is lucky. He has a strong supportive Wife, Mandy, who is also part of the business, along with efficient and hard working staff such as Julia McLauchlan and Aidan Harmer who are building up their own skills in a learning environment. 

However, the most important and most supportive people for CPR Insurance Services are our clients who have stuck by us and supported us over the past seven years. Our focus remains on providing the best possible service we can and always acting in their best interests. To all our clients, we say thank you!

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CPR Insurance wins Brokerage of the year

CPR Insurance Services picked up the award for the Best Brokerage (1-5 staff) in Australia, last Friday Night (4th May 2018) at the Insurance Business Magazine Awards held at the Westin in Sydney.

Judging came from various parts of the industry. It is a great honour to be recognised for our hard work and particular Business values we follow. A full list of winners is listed here.

Success comes from having great staff, and we thank Aidan Harmer and Julia McLauchlan as important support staff for helping us win such an award.

CPR Insurance has been in operation for more than 7 years now and is only successful because of the wonderful support from our staff, insurers and most importantly, our fantastic clients who put their faith and trust into our company to be their Risk Advisers and Brokers. 

Thank you to all.

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