Notes on Battery Disposal

In connection with the sale of batteries or the delivery of devices containing batteries, we are obliged to inform you of the following:

You are legally obliged to return used batteries as an end user. You can return used batteries, which we carry or have carried as new batteries in our range, free of charge to our shipping warehouse (shipping address). The symbols shown on the batteries have the following meaning:

The symbol of the crossed-out garbage can means that the battery must not be placed in the household garbage.


Pb = Battery contains more than 0.004% lead by mass.

Cd = battery contains more than 0.002 mass percent of cadmium

Hg = Battery contains more than 0.0005 mass percent mercury.


Please note the above information.


For more information on the new battery law (dated 03 November 2020, valid from 1 January 2021), please visit the website BattG2 - Das neue Batteriegesetz (BattG) 2021.

Within the framework of the take-back system for used portable batteries in accordance with the legal provisions of the BattG, we have been registered since August 2009 with the Stiftung Gemeinsames Rücknahmesystem Batterien, Heidenkampsweg 44 in 20097 Hamburg, under the registration number 110011630.

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