Spent batteries and rechargeable batteries do not constitute normal household waste!
They are considered to be toxic waste and, as such, should be disposed of in special containers, toxic waste collection points or brought to electrical goods dealers.
Note: Batteries containing pollutant substances are marked asfollows: Pb = Battery contains lead, Cd = Battery contains cadmium, Hg = Battery contains mercury.
For environmental reasons, do not dispose of the device in the household waste at the end of its useful life.
Dispose of the unit at a suitable local collection or recycling point.
Dispose of the device in accordance with EC Directive – WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment).
If you have any questions, please contact the local authorities responsible for waste disposal.
Notes on handling batteries
• If your skin or eyes come into contact with battery fluid, flush out the affected areas with water and seek medical assistance.
• Choking hazard! Small children may swallow and choke on batteries. Store the batteries out of the reach of small children.
• Observe the plus (+) and minus (-) polarity signs.
• If a battery has leaked, put on protective gloves and clean the battery compartment with a dry cloth.
• Protect the batteries from excessive heat.
• Risk of explosion! Never throw batteries into a fire.
• Do not charge or short-circuit batteries.
• If the device is not to be used for a long period, take the batteries out of the battery compartment.
• Use identical or equivalent battery types only.
• Always replace all batteries at the same time.
• Do not use rechargeable batteries.
• Do not disassemble, split or crush the batteries.