batteries-accumulators-waste

EU. Directive 2006/66/EC on batteries & accumulators and waste

This database contains use prohibitions of mercury and cadmium above certain thresholds in batteries and accumulators, with certain exceptions. It also captures certain labeling requirements on such products containing mercury, cadmium and lead above specified quantities.

Lead

EC / List no: 231-100-4 CAS no: 7439-92-1
Application Name
All batteries, accumulators and button cells
Expressed As
As lead
Label
Shall be marked with the chemical symbol for the metal concerned: Hg, Cd or Pb. The symbol indicating the heavy metal content shall be printed beneath the symbol shown in Annex II and shall cover an area of at least one-quarter the size of that symbol.
Label limit
0.004 % by weight
Notes
4 For further labeling requirements see Article 21 Directive 2006/66/EC

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