Information about battery disposal

In connection with the sale of batteries or the delivery of devices containing batteries, we are obliged to draw your attention to the following:
You are legally obliged to return used batteries as an 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 wheeled bin means that the battery must not be disposed of in the 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 features of the sale of 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 EUR 7.50 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 not 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 (1) Sentence 3 BattG, the refund of the deposit on return of the old vehicle battery depends on the return of the deposit stamp.
The place of return is the address listed in the imprint.
A return of the old battery by post is not permitted due to the dangerous goods regulation.
Used vehicle batteries can also be disposed of free of charge at recycling yards. The deposit we charge will not be refunded by the public recycling and
recycling facilities. However, there you have the option of having the return of the old vehicle battery acknowledged on the deposit stamp. You will receive the battery deposit back from us on presentation of the receipted deposit stamp.
Please observe the above instructions.