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How to Get Money Back From Airborne

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I mentioned yesterday that the makers of Airborne are being sued for $23.3 million for false advertising. This is a class-action lawsuit, so some of that $23.3 million will go back to customers who purchased the product and failed to see cold relief.

If you purchased an Airborne product between May 1, 2001 and November 29, 2007, you qualify to file a claim to your portion of the settlement. To file the claim, complete this form online or mail in your information. You will receive a refund for the product you purchased. You may receive a refund smaller than the full purchase price if the total claims exceed $23.3 million.

Even if you didn’t save a proof of purchase, you can still claim refunds for as many as six purchases above and beyond the claims for any purchases for which you do have proof.

As a purchaser of Airborne, you would also have the option of excluding yourself from or objecting to the settlement. If you need more information, the Airborne Settlement Information and Claim Filing Website has it.

The online form to request your rebate must be submitted by midnight, September 15. If you send your form through the mail, it must be postmarked by September 15.

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Updated October 9, 2016 and originally published March 4, 2008.

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avatar 1 Anonymous

Thanks for the heads up, I’ll be sure to file a claim.

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avatar 2 Anonymous

I purchased 3 boxes of airborne, 1 adult 2 children boxes how to I get reinbursed

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avatar 3 Anonymous

how do I get my money back.

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avatar 4 Luke Landes

Jenn and Shara: Follow the instructions in the post above. Complete this form.

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avatar 5 Anonymous

Airborne was seriously some good marketing. Add in that Alka-Seltzer fizz and mentally you’re all set to believe it.

I’ve taken the stuff before, but never bought it. I thought about it, but it’s pricey!

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avatar 6 Anonymous

And what about those of us who purchased this product in 2008??? I bought 2 boxes!!! Help!!!

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avatar 7 Luke Landes

Annie: By 2008, Airborne had presumably changed their packaging and advertising to remove the false/unproven claims.

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avatar 8 Anonymous

filed my receipts four months for my refund for airborne made copy of the file I sent them or to the address have seen no money or word from the lawsuit what is taking so long ,has anybody gotten their money back yet? filled out the form that was on the internet sent it in

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avatar 9 Anonymous

You people are just out for money. God make your own.

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