Instructions for German Battery Law
In connection with the sale of batteries or the delivery of equipment containing batteries, the Seller is obligated to advise you of the following:
You are required by law to return used batteries as an end user. You may return batteries free of charge after use to the seller or to the designated collection points (e.g. municipal collection points or retailers). You can also return the batteries to the seller by post. The seller will in any case reimburse you for the postage for the return of your used battery.
The symbols shown on the batteries have the following meaning:
The crossed-out dustbin symbol means that the battery must not be disposed of with 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.