Note according to battery law

Since we sell batteries and rechargeable batteries or devices that contain batteries and rechargeable batteries, we are obliged under the Battery Act BattG (valid in Germany) to inform you of the following: You must not dispose of batteries and accumulators in the household waste. You are legally obliged to return used batteries and rechargeable batteries. Waste batteries may contain harmful substances which, if not properly stored or disposed of, could damage the environment or your health. But batteries also contain important raw materials such as Iron, zinc, manganese or nickel and are recycled. The batteries and rechargeable batteries can be returned to us after use or returned to us free of charge at a collection point (for example, in stores or at a municipal collection point). The crossed-out wheeled bin symbol shown below on batteries and rechargeable batteries and on products that contain batteries and rechargeable batteries means that batteries and rechargeable batteries must not be disposed of with the trash.


(Pb, Cd, Hg)

Symbols under this sign have the following meaning:

Pb: Battery contains lead

Cd: battery contains cadmium

Hg: battery contains mercury


Consumers and in your country valid Battery disposal law

As a consumer, you have the following options for safely and responsibly disposing of an electrical or electronic device:

1. They use, as in the past, the collection and recycling points of the public waste management authorities (for example municipal recycling centers).

2. Your old device is still in good condition or can be repaired. Maybe donating to a charitable organization is still a good way to reuse it?

3. You have purchased electrical equipment from HERSCH Shop, which falls under the regulations of the ElektroG (valid in Germany); In this case, you can return your old device of the same type of device and the essentially the same functions as the new device returned to us.

Please note the following important information:

Privacy: In any case, you are responsible for ensuring that no personal data is stored on the old equipment returned by you. Therefore, make sure that you have deleted your personal data from your old device before returning it.

Batteries / rechargeable batteries in devices: Remove (if possible) all batteries and rechargeable batteries from the devices and lead them to the battery disposal.