Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA)
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If you are not completely satisfied with an item that you have purchased, you may return
the item within 30 days from the order date for a full refund of the purchase
price (not including Shipping & Handling charges).*
* The item must be
returned in unused condition with original packaging (including inserts,
manuals, and accessories) to ensure full credit. Customer is responsible for
return shipping charges and must provide tracking information. Provided these
conditions are met, Phytools will issue the refund within 3-5 business days
from receipt of the return shipment. This policy does not apply to software,
custom hardware or other special made-to-order parts.
Requesting a RMA
Any hardware product purchased from Phytools must have a Return
Merchandise Authorization (RMA) assigned before Phytools will accept the
return of the product for repair, rework, analysis or refund. Product
returned to Phytools without an RMA number will be refused.
To request a RMA, please read through the information below, then email request to
firstname.lastname@example.org and include the following information:
- Part #
- Serial #
- Failure Description / Reason for Return
Phytools will typically respond to RMA requests within 24 hours. If
the RMA request is projected to take longer than 24 hours to process,
notification will be sent to indicate status. Once the RMA request has
been approved, Phytools will email a RMA document, including number and
shipping instructions to the contact person listed on the submitted
form. If the RMA request is not approved, the contact person will
receive an email with detailed explanation.
Once assigned, RMA numbers are valid for 30 days. If the product
authorized for return is not received by Phytools within 30 days of the
RMA being issued, the RMA will be cancelled. If an RMA is cancelled,
the contact person for the RMA will be notified and a new RMA request
form will need to be completed and submitted to Phytools for approval.
RMA numbers issued for hardware purchased from Phytools will
fall into one of three categories listed below. Submittal of RMA
unit(s) to Phytools signifies acceptance of the conditions and possible
fees as outlined. Please direct any questions to
RMA Unit(s) Under Warranty:
Phytools warrants products from manufacturing, materials and functional
defects for twelve months after date of shipment. Assessment of
functional defects shall be determined by submittal of RMA units to
Phytools’s Standard Product Test. RMA units with manufacturing,
material or functional defects shall be repaired or replaced by Phytools
at no cost to the purchaser. Upon mutual agreement, Phytools will issue
the purchaser a refund/credit for non-functional units. Please note that
Phytools cannot exchange or issue a refund/credit for merchandise that
has been altered by the purchaser (section 10.2).
RMA Unit(s) Under Warranty, Pass Standard Product Test:
If RMA units returned to Phytools under warranty subsequently pass
Phytools Standard Production Testing with no trouble found, the purchaser
agrees to take back the RMA units and pay shipping cost for the return shipment.
Generation of invoice(s) for such RMA processing shall be at
Phytools’s sole discretion. Total time spent to test a returned unit
shall not exceed the cost of product replacement, unless mutually agreed
between Phytools and Customer.
RMA Unit(s) Out of Warranty:
If agreed upon between Phytools and Customer, merchandise that is out
of warranty may also be returned to Phytools for test and repair. For
such returns, the purchaser agrees to pay Phytools the actual cost of repairing the defective unit including replacement components and labor.
Generation of invoice(s) for such RMA processing shall be at Phytools’s
sole discretion. Total time spent to test a returned unit shall not
exceed the cost of product replacement, unless mutually agreed between
Phytools and Customer.