Battery Directive Compliance

Around the world, laws regulate the concentrations of heavy metals (Pb, Me, Cd, Cr+6) in cells or batteries and impose binding limits, stricter than the RoHS ones.


Enviropass helps you assess these batteries within the products you sell.

  • Europe: Directives 2006/66/EC and 2013/56/EU on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators
  • China: GB24427 Limitation of mercury, cadmium and lead contents for alkaline and non-alkaline zinc manganese dioxide batteries and GB24428 Limitation of mercury content for zinc silver oxidezinc oxygen and zinc manganese dioxide button batteries
  • United StatesNY Code - Section 27-0719: Battery management and disposal
  • BrazilBatteries Conama Resolution No. 401
  • TurkeyUsed batteries and accumulators control regulation No. 25569
  • Switzerland: Verordnung vom 9. Juni 1986 über umweltgefährdende Stoffe (Stoffverordnung, StoV) No. 814.013
  • Taiwan: Order Huan-Shu-Fei-Tzu - Restriction on the Manufacture, Import, and the Sale of Dry Cell Batteries

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