'battery' or “accumulator” means any source of electrical energy generated by direct conversion of chemical energy and includes disposable primary (Alkaline/Mercury/Silver oxide/Zinc Carbon) batteries or rechargeable secondary (Lead Acid/Lithium Ion/Lithium Metal/Nickel Cadmium) batteries or any other battery which is a source of electrical energy and contains (or may produce at end of its life) potassium hydroxide or sodium hydroxide or ammonium chloride or zinc chloride or sulfuric acid or pressurized sulfur dioxide gas or thionyl chloride or magnesium bromide or magnesium perchlorate or mercury or zinc or cadmium or nickel or lithium chloride or any other hazardous material as defined in Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016.
Every manufacturer, producer, collection center, importer, re-conditioner, re-furbisher, dismantler, assembler, dealer, recycler, auctioneer, vehicle service center, consumer, and bulk consumer involved in the manufacture, processing, sale, purchase, collection, storage, re-processing, and use of batteries or components thereof including their components, consumables and spare parts which make the product operational;
2. All types of batteries as listed in Schedule-I, regardless of their shape, volume, weight, material composition, or use;
The following draft rules which the Central Government proposes to make, in the exercise of the powers conferred by sections 6, 8, and 25 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (29 of 1986), in supersession of the Battery Waste Management Rules.