Note on the disposal of used batteries
The following notice is intended for those who use batteries or products with built-in batteries and no longer resell them in the form in which they were supplied (end users):1. taking back old batteries free of charge
Batteries must not be disposed of with household waste. You are legally obligated to return used batteries to ensure proper disposal. You can hand in used batteries at a municipal collection point or in local shops. As a distributor of batteries, we are also obliged to take back used batteries. Our obligation to take back used batteries is limited to used batteries of the type that we carry or have carried as new batteries in our range. Old batteries of the above-mentioned type can therefore either be returned to us with sufficient postage, or you can hand them in free of charge directly to our dispatch warehouse at the following address:.
Wamster UG (limited liability)br /> Harkorstr. 3
2. meaning of the battery symbols
Batteries are marked with the symbol of a crossed-out dustbin (see below). This symbol indicates that batteries must not be disposed of with household waste. For batteries containing more than 0.0005% mercury by weight, more than 0.002% cadmium by weight or more than 0.004% lead by weight, the chemical name of the respective pollutant is located under the garbage can symbol - where "Cd" stands for cadmium, "Pb" for lead, and "Hg" for mercury."
3. vehicle batteriesWhen selling vehicle batteries (these are batteries intended for the starter, lighting or ignition of vehicles), the following special rules apply: According to § 10 BattG, the seller is obliged to offer to end users per vehicle battery.