With reference to the sale of batteries or accus or equipment which operate with accus or batteries, we, as a distributor are obliged to inform our customers according to the battery ordinance law of certain regulations and obligations as follows:
Used batteries cannot be thrown into the domestic garbage can. Consumers are by law obligated to bring used batteries to a municipal collecting point or to a local shop.This is free-of-charge.You can also return your used batteries/accus to us. The return shipment has to have sufficient postage and be addressed to:
Studioexpress Vertriebs GmbH
Used batteries may contain harmful substances or heavy metals, which can be harmful to the environment and health. Furthermore, batteries contain valuable raw materials which can be reused. The environment and Studioexpress Vertriebs GmbH say thank you.
The garbage can means: batteries and accus may not be thrown into the domestic garbage can.
The symbols under the garbage mean:
Pb: battery contains lead
Cd: battery contains cadmium
Hg: battery contains mercury
You have the possibility to read this information again in the papers accompanying the shipment or in the Operating Instructions of the manufacturer.
Further detailed informations regarding the battery ordinance law you receive at the Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation and Reactor Safety under http://www.bmu.de/abfallwirtschaft oder beim Umweltbundesamt unter http://www.uba.de.