Battery notice

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:

As an end user, you are legally obliged to return used batteries. You can return old batteries that we carry or have carried in our range as new batteries 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 disposed of with household waste.

Pb = Battery contains more than 0.004 percent lead by mass

Cd = battery contains more than 0.002 percent cadmium by mass

Hg = Battery contains more than 0.0005 percent mercury by mass.

Special features when selling starter batteries

In connection with the sale of vehicle batteries, if you are an end consumer, we are obliged in accordance with Section 10 of the BattG to charge a deposit of 7.50 euros including VAT for each vehicle battery if you do not return a used vehicle battery at the time of purchasing a new vehicle battery . The deposit is not included in the purchase price and is shown on the item next to the final price.

If you return a used vehicle battery to us that we have or have had in our range as a new battery in accordance with Section 9 BattG, we are obliged, within the framework of the legal regulations, to take it back free of charge and to refund the deposit amount.

If we have issued a deposit stamp in accordance with Section 10 Paragraph 1 Sentence 3 BattG, the reimbursement of the deposit when the used vehicle battery is returned depends on the return of the deposit stamp.

Drop off location is listed in the Contacts address.

Returning the used battery by post is not permitted due to the Dangerous Goods Ordinance.

Alternatively, used vehicle batteries can also be handed in free of charge to recycling centers. The deposit we charge will not be refunded by the public waste and recycling centers. However, you have the option of having the return of the used vehicle battery acknowledged on the deposit stamp. You will receive the battery deposit back from us upon presentation of the receipted deposit stamp.

Please note the above instructions.