"Notes on Battery Disposal
In connection with the sale of batteries or with the delivery of equipment containing rechargeable , the seller is obliged to draw your attention to the following:
You are legally obliged to return used batteries as enduser. You can return batteries after use to the seller or to the designated collection points (eg in municipal collection sites ) free of charge . You can return the batteries by mail to the seller . The seller refunded to you in any case the postage for the return of your old battery .
The symbols shown on the batteries have the following meanings :
= Battery must not be put into the household waste
Pb = battery contains more than 0.004 percent lead
Cd = battery contains more than 0.002 percent cadmium
Hg = battery contains more than 0.0005 per cent of mercury . "