Battery regulation

Notes on battery disposal
In connection with the sale 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 user. You can return old batteries which we carry (or have carried 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 garbage can 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% cadmium by mass
Hg = Battery contains more than 0.0005% mercury by mass.

Special conditions when selling starter batteries

In connection with the sale of vehicle batteries, we are obliged, insofar as you are an end consumer pursuant to § 10 BattG, to charge a deposit of 7.50 euros per vehicle battery, including value-added tax, if you do not return an old vehicle battery at the time of purchase of a new vehicle battery. The deposit is included in the purchase price and is shown next to the final price on the item.
If you return an old vehicle battery to us which we carry or have carried as a new battery in our range, in accordance with § 9 BattG, we are obliged, within the framework of the statutory provisions, to take it back free of charge and refund the deposit amount.
If we have issued a deposit stamp in accordance with § 10 Para. 1 Sentence 3 BattG, the refund of the deposit on the return of the old vehicle battery depends on the return of the deposit stamp.
The place of return is the address given in the imprint.
Return shipment of old battery by post is not permitted according to the dangerous goods regulation.
Old vehicle batteries can alternatively also be handed in free of charge at recycling yards. The deposit we collect will not be refunded by the public recycling and recycling centers.
However, you have the option of having the return of the old vehicle battery acknowledged with a deposit stamp. You will receive the battery deposit back from us upon presentation of the acknowledged deposit stamp.

Please note the above information.