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Batteries And Battery Embedded Equipment In Eu Member States - Mitsubishi Electric MELIPC MI1002-W-CL User Manual

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11.
Batteries and battery embedded equipment
in EU member states
This chapter describes the cautions on disposal of used batteries in the EU member states and exporting
batteries and battery embedded equipment to the EU member states.
Caution on disposal
Since used batteries must be disposed of separately from normal household waste in the EU member
states, be sure to dispose of used batteries correctly so that they are processed at a garbage disposal or
recycling center in each region.
The following crossed-out wheeled bin symbol is attached on batteries and battery embedded equipment.
This symbol indicates that the products must be disposed of separately from normal household waste.
This symbol is only for the EU member states.
This symbol is specified in Article 20 "End-user information" and annex of "Directive 2006/66/EU on
Batteries and Accumulators and Waste Batteries and Accumulators."
Cautions on exporting
With the enforcement of the new EU Battery Directive (2006/66/EC), the following are obligatory when
selling or exporting batteries and battery embedded equipment in the EU member states.
Display of the crossed-out wheeled bin symbol on a battery, equipment, or package.
Description of the crossed-out wheeled bin symbol in manuals
■Display of the crossed-out wheeled bin symbol
When selling or exporting batteries and battery embedded equipment to which no crossed-out
wheeled bin symbol is displayed to the EU member states, be sure to display the symbol on the
equipment body or on the package of the equipment.
■Description of the crossed-out wheeled bin symbol in a manual
When exporting equipment incorporating this product to the EU member states without attaching the
manuals of this product, be sure to describe the crossed-out wheeled bin symbol in manuals of the
equipment to be exported.
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