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Battery disposal

Note on the disposal of used batteries 
The following notice is intended for those who use batteries or products with built-in batteries and do not resell them in the form in which they were supplied to them (end users). 
1. Take back used batteries free of charge 
Batteries may not be disposed of with household waste. You are legally obliged to return used batteries so that proper disposal can be guaranteed.You can dispose used batteries at a unicipal collection point or at your local retailer. As a distributor of batteries, we are also obliged to take back used batteries, whereby our take-back obligation is limited to waste batteries of the type that we carry or have carried as new batteries in our range. Used batteries of the aforementioned type can therefore either be sent back to us with sufficient postage or returned directly to our dispatch warehouse at the following address free of charge:
Siemensstr. 24
49770 Herzlake

2. Meaning of the battery symbols 
Batteries are labelled with the symbol of a crossed-out dustbin (see below). This symbol indicates that batteries must not be disposed of with household waste. Batteries containing more than 0.0005 per cent by mass of mercury, more than 0.002 per cent by mass of cadmium or more than 0.004 per cent lead by mass, you will find the chemical name of the battery under the waste bin symbol. symbol is the chemical name of the pollutant used in each case - where "Cd" stands for cadmium, "Pb" for lead and "Hg" for mercury."