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Battery Disposal Instructions

In connection with the sale of batteries or the delivery of devices that contain batteries, we are obliged to draw your attention to the following:

  • As an end user, you are legally obliged to return used batteries. You can return old batteries that we have or have had in our range as new batteries to our shipping warehouse (shipping address) free of charge. The symbols shown on the batteries have the following meanings.
The symbol of the crossed-out wheeled bin means that the battery must not be disposed of with household waste.
  • Pb = battery contains more than 0.004% lead by mass
  • Cd = battery contains more than 0.002 percent by mass of cadmium
  • Hg = battery contains more than 0.0005 percent by mass of mercury.

Please note the above instructions.


Come into effect
  • Since September 26, 2008 with all parts
EU basics
  • Battery Directive (RL 2006/66/EG)
  • Regulation No. 1103/2010/EU laying down rules for the declaration of capacity on secondary (rechargeable) portable batteries and accumulators and on vehicle batteries and accumulators
  • Regulation No. 493/2012/EU with implementation rules for calculating the recycling efficiencies of recycling processes for used batteries and accumulators
    (The provisions of the VO apply directly in all EU member states since May 30, 2012!)

objectives of the regulation

These are abbreviated:

  • Improving environmental performance throughout their life cycle
  • Avoidance and recycling while improving the environmental situation
  • Largely separate collection of used batteries, with at least 45% of device batteries being collected separately per calendar year
  • Ensuring a high level of material recycling
  • Restricting the use of hazardous substances in batteries
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