Protecting the environment
Separate collection. This
product must not be disposed of
with normal household waste.
Should you find one day that your Black &
Decker product needs replacement, or if it
is of no further use to you, do not dispose
of it with household waste. Make this
product available for separate collection.
Separate collection of used
products and packaging allows
materials to be recycled and
used again. Re-use of recycled
materials helps prevent
environmental pollution and
reduces the demand for raw
Local regulations may provide for
separate collection of electrical products
from the household, at municipal waste
sites or by the retailer when you purchase
a new product.
Black & Decker provides a facility for the
collection and recycling of Black & Decker
products once they have reached the end
of their working life. To take advantage of
this service please return your product to
any authorised repair agent who will
collect them on our behalf.
You can check the location of your
nearest authorised repair agent by
contacting your local Black & Decker
office at the address indicated in this
manual. Alternatively, a list of authorised
Black & Decker repair agents and full
details of our after-sales service and
contacts are available on the Internet at:
Battery (fig. K)
If you want to dispose of the
product yourself, the battery
must be removed as described
below and disposed of in
accordance with local
Preferably discharge the battery by
operating the appliance until the
Press the release button (2) and
remove the dust collector (1).
Remove the filters (10 & 11) by
twisting them clockwise (fig. H).
Remove the seven screws holding
the body of the appliance together.
Pull the cover half away from the
For catalogue numbers DV96VXZ &
- prise the small cover from the filter
cleaning slider and remove the
slider securing screw.
- lift out the full motor/fan/battery
Unplug the battery assembly from
the main assembly.
Place the battery in a suitable
packaging to ensure that the
terminals cannot be short-circuited.
Take the battery to your service
agent or to a local recycling station.
Once removed, the battery cannot be