Why does bottled water have an expiration date?

Answer Virtually all food and drinks sold have what is called a shelf life, which means that they can only sit on the store shelves for a certain amout of time, hence the expiration date. It does not nec... Read More »

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Can bottled water be used after the expiration date?

Unopened bottled water is safe to drink after the expiration date. Many water bottlers suggest a two-year shelf life for their products. Bottles that are open should be refrigerated and consumed wi... Read More »

Why bottled water have expiration date if its only water?

I asked that question to the Cocoa Cola salesmen (for the store I work for), he said that they put an expiration on water for two reasons. 1. Because the plastic in the bottle will breakdown. And ... Read More »

Iam trying to understand this why does water have a expiration date Its WATER?

That assume the water has been in the sun whichs makes chemicals leach into the water or has been frozen which does the same when thawed so if it is kept either refrigerated or out of either of the... Read More »

How bad is it if i use water purification tablets after the expiration date?

There's nothing bad about it. They just might not be as effective.Most water purification tablets are chlorine based.Chlorine degrades with time and especially with exposure to sun light. If the ta... Read More »