Battery Legislation

Because we sell batteries or accumulators or those devices containing batteries or accumulators, we are on the Battery Act (BattG) required to notify you of the following: Batteries and accumulators should not be disposed of with household waste, but you are to return used batteries and accumulators required by law. Batteries can contain pollutants that can harm the environment or your health at improper storage or disposal. Batteries also contain important raw materials such. As iron, zinc, manganese or nickel and can be recycled. You can replace the battery after use either send it back to us or in the immediate vicinity (eg in trade or municipal collection) is returned unpaid. The levy outlets is limited to end-users for the disposal usual quantities and those batteries, which the distributor as new batteries in its range or has resulted. When this crossed-out wheeled bin means that you must not dispose of with household waste batteries and accumulators.

Under these characters, see also below icons with the following meaning:

Pb: battery contains lead
Cd: battery contains cadmium
Hg: battery contains mercury