This can expire?!
Typically, you only worry about expiration dates for food you buy at the supermarket. But, believe it or not, there are actually expiration dates for things that you don’t eat as well. They’re meant to keep you safe or to ensure that the product will still work, so don’t blow them off.
A car seat can literally save your infant or child’s life, so you’ll want to make sure it’s installed correctly and that it’s not past its expiration date. Yes, every car seat has an expiration date, in Australia the recommended expiration date is ten years.
Your sunscreen might not come with an expiration date, but that doesn’t mean it lasts forever. In fact, experts say that sunscreens are generally effective for only three years, after which they begin to lose their potency. The Mayo Clinic recommends jotting the purchase date on the bottle so you’ll know to toss it when you hit the three-year mark. And some sunblocks do have an expiration date, so check the bottle and be sure to mind the guideline.