Battery law information
Used battery Disposal, explanation of the danger symbol
Batteries and accumulators do not belong in household waste. Consumers are legally obliged to return used batteries and accumulators. Only have them disposed of through specialist dealers or battery collection points.
This is a concrete contribution to environmental protection. Since 1998, the battery ordinance obliges all citizens,
to dispose of used batteries and accumulators exclusively via the trade or the collection points specially set up for this purpose (legal obligation to return). Trade and manufacturer are obliged,
to take these batteries back and to recycle them properly or to dispose of them as hazardous waste (legal obligation to take them back).
If you want to return your batteries and accumulators to us, please send them to our address with sufficient postage.
Batteries that are subject to marking are marked with one of the two signs on the right,
consisting of a crossed-out dustbin and the chemical symbol
of the heavy metal which is decisive for the classification as containing pollutants.
The chemical symbol (Cd, Hg or Pb) is shown below the symbol.
Pb = battery/accumulator contains lead
Cd = battery/accumulator contains cadmium
Hg = battery/accumulator contains mercury