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Disposal information for batteries

Instruction according to § 18 Battery Act (BattG)

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

Make sure that you return your old batteries/rechargeable batteries to a municipal collection point or to your local retailer, as required by law.

Disposing of them in the normal household waste is prohibited and violates the battery law. The return is free of charge for you. You are also welcome to return batteries/battery packs purchased from us free of charge after use. Batteries/battery packs must always be returned to us with sufficient postage.

Returns of batteries/battery packs should be sent to:
ALTRAD Lescha Atika GmbH
Josef-Drexler-Straße 8
89331 Burgau

Tel.: +49 (0) 8222 / 41 30 - 0
Fax: +49 (0) 8222 / 41 30 - 24

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 also have the option of reading this information again in the documents accompanying the delivery of the goods and this, as well as other important information in the operating instructions of the respective product.

Further detailed information on the Battery Ordinance can be obtained from the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (