Batteries & Accumulators
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- Final report of the study "Implementation Report for the Directive 2006/66/EC on Batteries and Accumulators", July 2015 (pdf~2.2Mb).
- CENELEC Feasibility Study on "Labelling and Efficiency of Primary Batteries," November 2012 (pdf~948Kb)
- Final report of the study on "Comparative Life-Cycle Assessment of nickel-cadmium (NiCd) batteries used in Cordless Power Tools (CPTs) vs. their alternatives nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) and lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries", December 2011 (pdf~13,5Mb).
- Final report of the study on "Elements for an impact assessment on proposed options for capacity labelling of portable primary (non-rechargeable) batteries in the context of the Batteries Directive 2006/66/EC", June 2010 (pdf~3,3Mb).
- Final report of the study on "exemption for the use of cadmium in portable batteries and accumulators intended for the use in cordless power tools in the context of the Batteries Directive 2006/66/EC," January 2010 (pdf~2,7Mb).
- Final report, of the study on the "calculation of recycling efficiencies and implementation of export article (Art. 15) of the Batteries Directive 2006/66/EC," (pdf~2,8Mb), May 2009.
- Final report of the study establishing "harmonised methods to determine the capacity of all portable and automotive batteries and rules for the use of the label indicating the capacity of these batteries" by Bio Intelligence (pdf~3Mb), September, 2008, Executive summary (pdf~150), Summary table (pdf~88Kb).
- Bio Intelligence "Impact Assessment on Selected Policy Options for Revision of the Battery Directive" (pdf~180K), July 2003.
- Substitution of Rechargeable NiCd Batteries, August 2000, executive summary, final report, appendix 1, appendix 2 , appendix 3 , appendix 4.