Note to Battery Law
In connection with the sale of batteries and rechargeable batteries - hereinafter referred to as batteries - and with the delivery of devices containing batteries, we are obliged to inform you of the following:
You are legally obligated to return used batteries as an end user. You can return used batteries, which we carry or have carried as new batteries in our range, free of charge to our shipping address. The symbols shown on the batteries have the following meaning:
The crossed-out garbage can means that the battery must not be placed in the household garbage.
Near the garbage can symbol is the chemical name of the pollutant.
"Cd" indicates that the battery contains more than 0.002 percent cadmium by mass. "Pb" represents that the battery contains more than 0.004 percent lead by mass. "Hg" represents that the battery contains more than 0.0005 percent mercury by mass.
The symbols shown on the batteries have the following meaning:
Battery must not be disposed of in 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 mass percent mercury
Information on the Battery Ordinance
According to article 1, §18 and article 2 of the law for the reorganization of the waste-legal product responsibility for batteries and accumulators from June 25, 2009
some of our devices contain batteries or accumulators.
Please do not recharge these five systems.
an alkaline-manganese battery
a zinc-carbon battery
a zinc-air battery
one (once dischargeable) lithium battery
a silver oxide battery
These four systems are rechargeable
a nickel-cadmium battery
a nickel-metal hydride battery
a (rechargeable) lithium battery
a lead battery
If the batteries are "empty" or cannot be recharged, do not put them in the household waste. Used batteries may contain harmful substances that can harm the environment and health. Please return the batteries/rechargeable batteries to the retailer or to the recycling centers of the municipalities. The return is free of charge and required by law. Please throw only discharged batteries into the provided containers and tape the poles of lithium batteries.
All batteries and rechargeable batteries are recycled. In this way, valuable raw materials such as iron, zinc or nickel can be recovered. Battery recycling is the easiest environmental protection exercise in the world.
Please dispose of used batteries, as required by law ( disposal in household waste is expressly prohibited by the Battery Ordinance! ), at a municipal collection point, or hand them in at your local retailer free of charge.
Batteries received from us can be returned to us free of charge after use at the address below or sent back to us by post with sufficient postage.
Point of Sports GmbH
Chapel road 31
Further information about the battery regulation can be found at the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation.