Are Amazon Open Box Items Used?

What does open box acceptable mean on Amazon?

Amazon sellers can choose from a list of clearly defined terms when describing the items they sell.

New items have never been opened or used and include the original, undamaged packaging.

The term “Open Box” describes items whose condition can range from used to new but may have been opened or unwrapped.

Is buying used items on Amazon safe?

Used – Like New

A “like new” item sold on Amazon Warehouse is in perfect condition; however, due to the condition of the packaging, it does not meet Amazon.com standards for “new” products. Returned items with minor packaging defects are classified as “Used-Like New.”

What are open box items?

Typically, open-box items are goods returned by customers, inspected by the retailer, found to be in working order, and re-sold at a discount, rather than returned to the manufacturer.

Can you return open box items to Amazon?

In most cases, used or open box items purchased from Amazon Warehouse and shipped from Amazon.com can be returned within 30 days of receipt of shipment. Certified Refurbished items sold by Amazon Warehouse can be returned within 90 days of receipt of shipment.

Is ordering off Amazon safe?

Yes. If you are concerned about the safety and reliability, make sure to purchase directly from Amazon (as opposed to a 3rd party that is selling on Amazon). While almost all 3rd party sellers are honest, there are a few that acquire fake goods for resale.