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shelf life

Lab analysis
The time interval that a drug product is expected to remain within the approved shelf-life specification provided that it is stored under the conditions defined on the label and in the proposed container and closure.
 
Medspeak
A term borrowed from the food industry for the length of time that a blood product, therapeutic agent or other product may be stored under appropriate conditions before it must be discarded by law.

shelf life

A food industry term, which, in health care, refers to the length of time that a blood product, therapeutic or other product may be stored under appropriate conditions before it must be discarded by law

shelf life

(shelf līf)
Stability of a product during storage; the maximum time during which it can be kept without undergoing change in chemical structure and properties.

shelf life,

n the amount of time that a product can be stored and still be considered safe and effective for use.

shelf life

(shelf līf)
Stability of a product after it is prepared or manufactured; length of time any substance may be stored before changes occur that alter its chemical structure or make-up and degeneration ensues.

shelf life,

n the length of time a material may be stored without deterioration; the length of time it remains usable.
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This offers plant managers a continuous status of the projected shelf-life performance as well as the capability of proactively handling key bottle parameters to maximise the shelf-life of containers in production.
TO FIND OUT IF YOUR ITEM'S SHELF LIFE IS EXTENDIBLE, YOU NEED TO CHECK THE SLES ONLINE DATABASE, ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE DOD SHELF-LIFE PORTAL: HTTPS://WWW.
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This transition also occurs when a shelf-life item is installed, placed in a bin or held as bench stock.
The Model 10 graphically displays projected shelf-life based on user-specified CO2 loss limit.
All shelf-life material is either Type I or Type II.
Court directed discovery relating to this process will allow Michael Foods to determine if Papetti's is in fact able to produce quality, extended shelf-life liquid eggs without infringing the NCSU patents.
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AGR TopWave says that by adjusting machine parameters that affect material distribution, processors can produce containers with optimal shelf-life and performance.