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ABOUT THIS COVERAGE

Westchester’s Recall Plus® Consumer Goods policy protects clients from financial losses in the event of a recall, and works with clients to prevent such incidents from happening. Coverages are made-to-order, allowing policyholders to select “add-on” coverages based on their needs, what they would like, or their budget. Crisis consultants are available 24/7 through an emergency hotline.

 

Specialized Consultants, for Specialized Businesses:

Businesses have 24/7 access to a network of specialized product recall consultants on a post incident basis. Our group of experts are leading industry professionals who are familiar with the regulatory challenges and nuance of the product recall market.

APPLICATIONS

Recall Plus® Consumer Goods Application

Form

Product Recall Consumer Goods Policy Form_REC-45372

Available Endorsements

The base policy wording includes recall costs, consultant costs, and defense costs, and all other coverages can be added on via endorsement.

Consequential Damages

Extra Expense

Business Interruption

Brand Rehabilitation Expenses

Replacement Cost

 

MINIMUMS / LIMITS

  • Limits as low as $50,000
  • Minimum premium of $1,000
  • $5,000 minimum SIR for a $1MM primary limit
  • $5 million in limits available on a primary or excess basis. Additional capacity may be considered on a case by case basis.
  • Voluntary, involuntary and mandatory stock recoveries, market withdrawals and/or recalls
  • Up to $5M in limits available

PREFERRED CLASSES

On a primary basis, the focus is  on companies with sales up to $1 billion. Companies with sales in excess of $1 billion will be considered, with either a high self-insured retention, or on an excess basis. For consumer goods, preferred risks are finished products in the areas of appliances, electronics/electrical, clothes, furniture, household goods, children’s products, outdoor goods and products, and sports or exercise equipment and products. And the types of risks considered include:  manufacturers, importers, distributors, wholesalers, and retailers.

RESTRICTED CLASSES

  • Drop side cribs
  • E-cigarettes
  • Fireworks
  • Products that are incorporated as a component, or constitute a part of any third party's products or goods

ABOUT WESTCHESTER

Westchester is one of the largest and most diverse excess and surplus lines commercial property and casualty insurance underwriters in the United States. Focused on the wholesale distribution channel, Westchester provides innovative specialty products for property, specialty casualty, environmental, professional risk, inland marine, product recall, small business, binding and programs. The business is further distinguished by exceptional financial strength, underwriting excellence and superior claims handling expertise. The material on this page contains product summaries intended for use solely by properly licensed insurance professionals. The insurance policy actually issued contains the terms and conditions of the contract. All products may not be available in all states and surplus lines products can be offered only through licensed surplus lines producers. Insurance provided by Westchester Fire Insurance Company and its U.S. based Chubb underwriting company affiliates. Chubb is the marketing name used to refer to subsidiaries of Chubb Limited providing insurance and related services. For a list of these subsidiaries, please visit our website at www.chubb.com. Westchester is a division of Chubb, the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurer. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. Parent company Chubb Limited is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CB) and is a component of the S&P 500 index. Chubb maintains executive offices in Zurich, New York, London and other locations, and employs approximately 30,000 people worldwide. Additional information can be found at: www.chubb.com

 

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