European Unions REACH regulation
REACH ("Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals") is a European Union chemical regulatory framework that entered into force on 1 June 2007, with phased deadlines to 2018.
Article 33. Communication of information on substances in articles.
GARDENA provides the following information about substances identified by the European Chemical Agency as candidates for Annex XIV of REACH (the so-called Candidate List), in a concentration above 0.1% weight by weight in articles.
As a producer of industrial batteries under the Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations 2009, we GARDENA produce alkaline, nickel metal hydride, lithium ion and lead acid batteries. We are obliged to take back free of charge, waste industrial batteries supplied to an end user for treatment and recycling. We are required to do this in any calendar year we place new industrial batteries on the market. If any of our on-line customers or in certain cases other end users, require us to take back Industrial batteries, they should contact us at 0344 844 4558 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We will agree the necessary arrangements for the return, proper treatment and recycling of the waste industrial batteries.
As a producer of automotive batteries under the Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations 2009, we GARDENA are obliged to collect, free of charge and within a reasonable time, waste automotive batteries for treatment and recycling from final holders. We are required to do this in any calendar year we place new automotive batteries on the market. If you require us to take back any automotive batteries, please contact us at 0344 844 4558 or email@example.com. We will agree the necessary arrangements for the collection, proper treatment and recycling of the waste automotive batteries.