5 Things You Didn’t Know Expire | Consumer Reports

5 Things You Didn'T Know Expire | Consumer Reports 1

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Expiration dates apply to more than just milk and eggs. Did you know these five non-food items also expire?

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10 Comments on "5 Things You Didn’t Know Expire | Consumer Reports"

  1. Nomadic Jayye | June 24, 2023 at 11:05 AM |

    wow…..I’m more surprised about smoke detectors having an expiration date.


  3. 3 years for sunscreens – thank you; that’s two years longer than I thought.

  4. Troller Coaster | June 24, 2023 at 11:52 AM |

    5 things i didnt know expired
    1. My faith in humanity
    2. My patience
    3. My hopes and dreams
    4. My back
    5. My humor

  5. Brad the Pitts | June 24, 2023 at 6:56 PM |

    Why does my “5 million year old Himalayan salt” have an expiration date of next year???

  6. You can get a fire extinguisher recharged…

  7. 100% mineral sunscreens don’t really expire. Zinc and titanium don’t expire. That being said, the delivery chemicals may degrade. If your sunscreen feels gritty, toss it since it won’t disperse correctly on your skin.

  8. TheLifetraveler1 | June 26, 2023 at 10:38 AM |

    There are exceptions as to how long things last. A carbon monoxide detector woke us up one night after the furnace failed it had been in the house at least 15 years behind a dresser, that we had totally forgotten about. Had it not gone off and woke us up trying to figure out what the noise was, we would have as my mother would say, woke up dead

  9. Where should we recycle our old smoke detectors?

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