Notes on battery disposal

In connection with the distribution of batteries or the delivery of devices containing batteries, we are obliged to inform you of the following:
You are legally obliged to return used batteries as end users. You can return used batteries, which we have or have had 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 wheelie bin means that the battery must not be disposed of with 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% by mass of 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 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 statutory provisions 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 of the 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.

A return of the old battery by post is not permitted due to the dangerous goods regulation.

Alternatively, used batteries can also be returned free of charge to recycling and recycling centers. The deposit we collect is made by the public - law materials and
Recycling yards are non-refundable. 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.