Yeah, I looked at it. It looks interesting. Paul
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Look at the first article especially. It interested me.
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Most of us have never thought about expiration dates on household
How long can something sit around before it gets too old? Here's
compilation of beauty and food items with manufacturer suggested expiration dates:
* Canned or Glass Bottled Soda, regular: Unopened: 9 months from "best by" date.Opened: It really doesn't go bad, but you may notice a
taste, especially if not stored tightly sealed in a
* Plastic Bottled or Diet Soda: Unopened: 3 months from "best by" date.Opened: It really doesn't go bad, but you may notice a
taste, especially if not stored tightly sealed in a
* Ground Coffee in Can: Unopened: 2 years Opened: 1 month if tightly sealed and refrigerated.
* Bottled Juices or Apple Juice: Unopened: 8 months from production date. Opened: 7 to 10 days.
* Ketchup or Mustard: Unopened: 1 year from production date. Opened: 4 to 6 months.
* Maple or Imitation Syrup: Unopened: 1 year Opened: 1 year
* Soy Sauce: Unopened: 2 years Opened: 3 months
* Peanut Butter: Unopened: 2 years Opened: 6 months; if longer than 3 months refrigerate.
* Canned Tuna: Unopened: 1 year from purchase date.Opened: 3 to 4 days, If stored in a tightly seald
the original can.
* Mayonnaise: Unopened: Indefinitely Opened: 2 to 3 months from "purchased by" date.
* Prepared Salad Dressing/In Bottle: Unopened: 12 months after "best buy" date. Opened: 9 months if refrigerated.
* Olive Oil:Unopened: 2 years from manufacture date if stored in a
controlled environment.Opened: 2 years from manufacture date if stored in a
* Vinegar: Unopened: 42 months Opened: 42 months
* Nail Polish: Unopened: 1 year from manufacture date.Opened: 1 year from manufacture date if tightly resealed
* Nail Polish Remover: Unopened: Indefinitely Opened: Lasts indefinitely if tightly sealed. Will tend to evaporate with time.
* Perfume:Unopened: 1 to 2 years if stored in a temperature
environment. Opened: 1 to 2 years if stored in a temperature controlled environment.
* Lipstick: Unopened: 2 years Opened: 2 years
* Mascara: Unopened: 2 yearsOpened: 3 to 4 months, unless you have an eye infection,
* Oil Based Foundation: Unopened: 2 years Opened: 2 years
* Water Based Foundation: Unopened: 3 years Opened: 3 years
* Windex and Window Cleaners: Unopened: 2 years Opened: 2 years
* Metal Polish: Unopened: 3 years Opened: 3 years
* Wood Polish/Pledge: Unopened: 2 years Opened: 2 years
* Powdered Laundry Detergent: Unopened: About 1 year if stored in a dry location. Opened: At least 6 months if stored in a dry location.
* Liquid Laundry Detergent: Unopened: Up to 1 year Opened: 6 months
* Bleach: Unopened: about 6 months Opened: about 3 months
* Mattress: 5 to 7 yearsOr when you find yourself waking up with aches and pains.
flipping your mattress [some new ones don't require this]
still feel pain, replace it. If you have a bad back a
<http://www.sleepproducts.org/> found that sleeping on a
mattress minimizes pain in just 30 days.
* Pillows: 1 to 3 yearsDid you know that One-Tenth of the weight of a two-year-old
is dust-mite droppings? healthyhomecarpet.com <http://www.healthyhomecarpet.com/
* Sheets: 5yearsNot because of health, but due to just plain wear and tear.
rule of thumb, when the pilling or fraying begins, start
You can go the normal Macy's route
or try hunting for a bargain at bluefly.com
which has notable designers such as Dwell
<http://www.bluefly.com/pages/browse/list.jsp?FOLDER%3C%3Efolder_ id=6157053&repURL=%26version%3D3090-house-01%26loc%3Dright%26typ% 3D&objType=2>,
* Air Purifier Filters: 6 monthsReplace filters every 6 months to avoid recirculating dust
* Toothbrushes: 3 monthsAccording to Oral-B <http://www.oralb.com/landing.asp>
research has shown that a new toothbrush can remove up to
plaque than one that's 3 months old.
With help from experts and product manufacturers, Real Simple hascompiled a guide to expiration dates. These dates are offered as
guideline. The shelf lives of most products depend upon how you
them. Edibles, unless otherwise indicated, should be stored in a
dry place. (With any food, of course, use common sense.)
cleaners also do best in a dry place with a stable temperature.
the dates shown, beauty and cleaning products are probably still
but may be less effective.
Click this link to see the /Surprising Expiration Dates/ from RealSimple.com <http://www.realsimple.com/realsimple/content/print/0,22304,67607
StillTasty, After All That Time
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you'd regret an hour after eating? Website StillTasty saves money
useful advice on your foods' shelf-life and best storage
The site offers several ways to determine the viability of yourleftovers and dusty cabinet items, including a simple search,
browsing, and a forum where you can ask more specific questions.
have been tossing leftovers left and right in those decadent days
2007, but these days, every dollar counts, which makes StillTasty
Click this link to visit http://www.stilltasty.com <http://www.stilltasty.com>.
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