battery regulation

Since we sell batteries and accumulators or such devices that contain batteries and accumulators, we are obliged under the Battery Act (BattG) to point out the following to you: Batteries and accumulators must not be disposed of with household waste, but you are responsible for the return of used batteries and Batteries required by law. Old batteries can contain harmful substances that can damage the environment or your health if not stored or disposed of properly. However, batteries also contain important raw materials such as iron, zinc, manganese or nickel and are recycled. You can either send the batteries back to us after use or return them free of charge in the immediate vicinity (e.g. in stores or in municipal collection points). This crossed-out wheeled bin means that you must not dispose of batteries and accumulators with household waste.

Under these signs you will also find the following symbols with the following meaning:
Pb: Battery contains lead
Cd: Battery contains cadmium
Hg: Battery contains mercury