The Batteries Directive 2006/66/EC is the main piece of legislation governing the batteries placed in the European Union. The review process of the Directive started in 2020. EPBA is available to share our industry knowledge and advise on the feasibility of the different policy options under discussion with impact in the portable batteries segment.

 

 

Download below position papers and guidance documents on different topics:

Consolidated version of the Batteries Directive

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Registration requirements

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Calculation of recycling efficiencies of the recycling processes of waste batteries and accumulators

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Capacity labelling of portable secondary (rechargeable) and automotive batteries and accumulators

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European Commission’s guidance document

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Calculation methodology of annual sales of portable batteries

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