On 9 November 2020, the new Batteries Act, or Batteries Act 2 (BattG2 for short) was published in the German Federal Law Gazette. It is scheduled to take effect on 1 January 2021. The new version of the German implementation of the European Batteries Directive 2006/66/EG contains important changes that every dealer in electrical appliances / electronic equipment / electrical products containing batteries and/or accumulators should know. In this regard, additional innovations are relevant for manufacturers from abroad in addition to those based in Germany.
A brief overview of the most important changes to the Batteries Act 2021 is available here:
However, as our brief overview does not claim to be complete, please contact the take-e-way advisory service in the event of any questions or uncertainties by calling +49/40/750687-0 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org for a free and non-binding consultation.