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By Ree Hines

Best-by dates on most food products make the decision to keep or pitch a no-brainer. And sometimes we don't even need dates: Milk smells funky? Bye!

But other common household products aren't so easy. For instance, how long should you keep a disposable razor? Do pillows have a limited life? What about bleach? Does it go bad?


Yes, thanks to a handy roundup from the folks at, we know that even bleach — our go-to product to kill germs and clean stains — has a shelf life.

Here are a few highlights from the list:

Check out even more unexpected expirations at

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