Battery law notes
Since our shipments may contain batteries and rechargeable batteries, we are obliged by the Battery Act (BattG) to inform you of the following: Batteries and rechargeable batteries must not be disposed of with household waste, but you are legally obliged to return used batteries and rechargeable batteries. Waste batteries may contain harmful substances which, if not properly stored or disposed of, could damage the environment or your health. But batteries also contain important raw materials such as Iron, zinc, manganese or nickel and can be recycled. You can either return the batteries to us after use or return them in the immediate vicinity (for example, in stores or in municipal collection points or in our dispatch warehouse) free of charge.
The sale in outlets is limited to end users for the usual quantities as well as such waste batteries that leads the distributor as new batteries in his assortment or led.
The crossed-out wheeled bin sign means you must not dispose of batteries and batteries with your household waste. Below this symbol you will also find the following symbols with the following meaning:
Pb: Battery contains lead
Cd: battery contains cadmium
Hg: battery contains mercury
Hg: Batterie enthält Quecksilber