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Duty to provide information in accordance with the Battery Act (BattG)

Make sure that your old batteries/rechargeable batteries are disposed of at a municipal collection point or at your local retailer, as required by law. Disposing of them in the normal household waste is prohibited and violates the Battery Act. The disposal is free of charge for you. You are also welcome to return batteries/battery packs purchased from us to us free of charge after use. The return of the batteries/rechargeable batteries to us must always be made with sufficient postage. Returns of batteries/rechargeable batteries should be sent to:

Aktobis AG
Borsigstr. 20
D-63110 Rodgau


Batteries and rechargeable batteries containing harmful substances are clearly marked with the symbol of a crossed-out dustbin. Furthermore, below the symbol of the crossed-out dustbin is the chemical name of the corresponding pollutant. Examples are: (Pb) lead, (Cd) cadmium, (Hg) mercury. You can also read this information again in the documents accompanying the delivery of the goods or in the operating instructions of the respective manufacturer. Further detailed information on the Battery Ordinance is available from the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (www.bmu.de/abfallwirtschaft).

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