shelf life(redirected from expiration dating period)
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The length of time a product may be stored without becoming unsuitable for use or consumption.
the length of time a packaged food, chemical, etc, will last without deteriorating
the period during which a stored commodity, as food, remains effective, useful, or suitable for consumption.
The length of time during which an item of supply, subject to deterioration or having a limited life which cannot be renewed, is considered serviceable while stored. See also storage life.