9 Surprising Things You Didn't Know Expire!
CDC left anthrax samples unlocked and used expired disinfectant
"A USDA investigation has revealed more mistakes behind a June incident that saw over 75 Center for Disease Control staff exposed to live anthrax."
77 Surprising Expiration Dates
"Certain items in your house practically scream 'toss me' when their prime has passed."
How household bleach works to kill bacteria
"Despite the fact that household bleach is commonly used as a disinfectant, exactly how it works to fight bacteria remained an open question."
Chlorine Bleach Shelf Life
"Bleach is one of those household chemicals that loses its activity over time."
Do Skin Care Products and Toiletries Ever Expire?
"Expired products aren't necessarily a big deal. Sometimes it just means they lose effectiveness."
Do Household Cleaners Expire?
"Have you ever looked under your sink and wondered how long your cleaning products have been stored there?"
Disinfectants and Expiration Date Information
"Disinfectants are intended to destroy or irreversibly inactivate microorganisms (e.g., viruses, bacteria, and pathogenic fungi), but not necessarily spores and inanimate objects."
When To Toss It
"Moisturizers, marinara and more: experts tell when to throw away 18 everyday items."
Almost Everything You Own Will Expire: Know When
"Food isn't the only thing that expires. Everything from Windex to lipstick to condoms have an expiration date."
Ask The Expert: Does Sunscreen Become Ineffective With Age?
"Expiration dates are often stamped on sunscreen containers to specify the time limit for a product's stability and efficacy."
Is sunscreen from last year still good? When does sunscreen expire?
"Sunscreens are designed to remain at original strength for up to three years. This means that you can use leftover sunscreen from one year to the next."