Battery Disposal Information

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 obligated 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.

Special features in connection with the sale of starter batteries

In connection with the sale of vehicle batteries, we are obliged, insofar as you are the end consumer, in accordance with § 10 BattG to charge a deposit of 7.50 euros including VAT per vehicle battery if you do not return an old vehicle battery at the time of purchase of 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 an old vehicle battery to us which we carry or have carried in our range as a new battery in accordance with § 9 BattG, we are obliged within the framework of the statutory provisions to take it back free of charge and to refund the deposit amount.
Insofar as we have issued a deposit stamp in accordance with § 10 Para. 1 Sentence 3 BattG, the refund of the deposit when returning the old vehicle battery is dependent on the return of the deposit stamp.

The place of return is the address listed in the imprint.

Returning the used battery by mail is not permitted due to the Ordinance on Hazardous Goods.

Alternatively, used vehicle batteries can also be returned free of charge to recycling centers. The deposit we charge is not refunded by the public recycling centers.
recycling centers. However, you can obtain a receipt for the return of the used vehicle battery on the deposit label. We will return the battery deposit to you upon presentation of the receipted deposit stamp.

Please observe the above instructions.

Notes on the disposal of equipment

You can return an old device of the same type or function to us for disposal when you purchase one of our electrical products.

The place of return is the address listed in the imprint.

The return costs are to be paid by you.