Customer Service

Ordering and Payment Information
Shipping Methods and Rates
Sales Tax
Order Status

Ordering and Payment Information:
Please allow 7-10 business days for processing in addition to shipping time.

  • All orders must be prepaid by check (in U.S. dollars, drawn on a U.S. bank) or credit card. No wire transfers or purchase orders accepted.
  • Credit card orders will not be charged until the item(s) is shipped.
  • No refunds.
  • No returns unless damaged in shipment. Damage must be claimed at time of delivery.
  • Libraries and Booksellers are eligible for a 10% discount on the nonmember price of Council publications.
  • All shipments within the United States are sent by United Parcel Service (UPS) ground.
  • Duty and taxes on international orders are the responsibility of the recipient.
  • No refunds or returns

There are several ways to order:
Online
You may order resources from the Personal Care Products Council Bookstore online with MasterCard, Visa, or American Express using the Council’s secure ordering system. Checks are not accepted for online orders.

By Phone
If you prefer to place an order by phone, you may call the Council’s Publications Department at 202/331-0296. The Council accepts MasterCard, Visa, or American Express. Checks are not accepted for phone purchases.

By Mail
We accept credit card and checks through the mail. Send your order to: Personal Care Products Council Publications Orders, 1620 L Street, NW, Suite 1200, Washington, D.C. 20036 USA.

By Fax
We accept credit cards via fax. Please fax your order to 202/331-1969 attention Publications Department.

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Shipping Methods and Rates

All orders are shipped by UPS Ground. Please allow 7 to 10 business days for processing in addition to shipping time. Please use a street address.

Shipping & Handling

United States Shipments
Up to 10 lbs $29
10.1 to 20 lbs $39
20.1 to 40 lbs $51
40.1 to 60 lbs $61

More than 60 lbs, Contact 202/331-0296

International Shipments (Air Shipment)

Up to 4 lbs $91
4.1 to 7 lbs $118
7.1 to 9 lbs $131
9.1 to 12 lbs $150
12.1 to 15 lbs $168
15.1 to 18 lbs $185
18.1 to 23 lbs $212
23.1 to 25 lbs $223
25.1 to 30 lbs $245
30.1 to 35 lbs* $272

*More than 35 lbs, call 202/331-0296

International Shipment of the Dictionary and Handbook (30lbs):
1 set printed Dictionary and Handbook = $245
2 sets printed Dictionary and Handbook = $266
3 sets printed Dictionary and Handbook = $336
If combining with printed publications order, add 1 lb to total weight.

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Sales Tax
Sales tax is charged only for Washington, D.C. (6%).

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Order Status
Contact the Personal Care Products Council Publication Department to get information on the status of your order at 202/331-0296.

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