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Information on recycling and the battery law

Many devices come with batteries or accumulators that are necessary for operation. In connection with the sale of these batteries or accumulators, we as distributors are obliged in accordance with the Battery Act (BattG) to inform our customers as follows: Used batteries must not be disposed of in household waste. Consumers are legally obligated to return batteries to an appropriate collection point. You can return batteries and accumulators free of charge here: at a public collection point where batteries and accumulators are sold or by mail to our shipping warehouse:

Used batteries contain valuable raw materials that can be recycled. Batteries and accumulators are marked with the symbol of a crossed-out wheeled bin. The wheeled bin means: Batteries and accumulators must not be disposed of in household waste. The symbols below the wheeled bins stand for: Pb for lead; Cd for cadmium; Hg for mercury. These chemical symbols indicate that a certain threshold quantity of the specified chemical substances is exceeded in this type of battery.

  • Hg: more than 0.0005 weight percent mercury
  • Cd: more than 0.002 weight percent cadmium
  • Pb: more than 0.004 weight percent lead