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Notes on battery disposal

Used batteries do not belong in household waste. You are legally obliged as the end user to supply used or defective batteries for proper disposal. They must not be disposed with household waste.

Automotive batteries are redeemed through the distributor and the public waste disposal carrier. You can return used batteries (including car batteries) at our warehouse in D-14482 Potsdam, Wetzlarer Str. 62.

Batteries containing harmful substances are provided with a mark consisting of a crossed out dustbin and the chemical symbol (Cd, Hg or Pb) of the classification as a pollutant crucial heavy metal: 1. „Cd"" stands for cadmium, 2. „Hg"" stands for mercury,3. „Pb"" stands for lead.

Special features on the sale of starter batteries / battery deposit

In connection with the distribution of automotive batteries, we are, as far as you are end consumers in accordance with committed §10 BattG per vehicle battery to charge a deposit in the amount of EUR 7.50 including value added tax, if at the time of purchase of a new vehicle battery you not givint back a vehicle-old battery. The deposit is not included in the purchase price and will be shown in addition to the final price on the item.

So far we have issued in accordance with § 10 para. 1 sentence 3 BattG a token, the refund of the deposit when returning the vehicle-old battery depends on the token. Deposit tokens will be sent to you together with the products purchased from us..

Place of return:

Carondo GmbH
Wetzlarer Str. 62
14482 Potsdam

A return of the old battery by post is not permitted due to the Dangerous Goods Ordinance.

Automotive batteries can also be delivered alternatively free with recyclable and recycling centers. The deposit imposed by us however is not refunded by the public recyclable and recycling centers. You have there however the option to obtain a receipt for the return of the vehicle used battery on the token. Upon presentation of the acknowledged deposit token you will get back the battery pledge from us. Please note the above instructions.

Our recommendation: Check with your disposal on site - your old vehicle used battery is traded depending on the size usually between 5 to 20 euros.