Notes on battery disposal
In connection with the sale of batteries or the delivery of devices that contain batteries, we are obliged to draw your attention to the following:
You are legally obliged to return used batteries as end users. You can return old batteries, which we have or have had as new batteries in our range, free of charge to our shipping warehouse (shipping address). The symbols on the batteries have the following meanings:
The symbol of the crossed out garbage can means that the battery must not be disposed of in the household waste.
Pb = battery contains more than 0.004% lead by mass
Cd = battery contains more than 0.002 mass percent cadmium
Hg = battery contains more than 0.0005 mass percent mercury.
Special features when selling starter batteries
In connection with the sale of vehicle batteries, we are obliged, insofar as you are an end user according to § 10 BattG, to charge a deposit of EUR 7.50 per vehicle battery including sales tax if you do not return a used vehicle battery at the time of buying a new vehicle battery . The deposit is not included in the purchase price and is shown next to the final price on the item.
If you return a used battery to us, which we have or have had as a new battery in our range in accordance with § 9 BattG, we are obliged within the scope of the legal regulations to take it back free of charge and to refund the deposit amount.
Insofar as we have issued a pledge in accordance with section 10 (1) sentence 3 BattG, the reimbursement of the pledge upon return of the used battery depends on the return of the pledge.
Drop off location is listed in the Contacts address.
Returning the old battery by post is not permitted due to the Dangerous Goods Ordinance.
Alternatively, used batteries can also be returned free of charge to recycling and recycling centers. The deposit we collect will be covered by the public - law materials and
Recycling yards not refunded. There, however, you have the option of having the return of the used battery returned on the token. You will receive the battery deposit back from us upon presentation of the acknowledged deposit stamp.
Please note the above instructions.