Have you ever grabbed a bottle of e-juice and out of the corner of your eye you notice that the expiration date is long gone? Apart from the irritation, you would tilt it from side-to-side observing anything funky, or you may give it a swift sniff.
You will be wondering if a container of the e-liquid expires at all!
As with food products, an expiration date is only an approximation of the time that the contents are no longer secure to be the same quality as when it was procured. The majority of e-juices have expiration dates set for one to two years. Here is why:
The three primary components of vape juice – propylene glycol, vegetable glycerine, and nicotine – all have a proven shelf life of close to two years if stored in proper conditions. However, when exposed to extreme heat or direct sunlight, these three ingredients break down sooner.
Here are three things to check when establishing if your e-liquid is still good:
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