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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.
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This list shows NSNs, nomenclatures and corresponding shelf-life codes (Type I or Type II).
FOR QUESTIONS OR ASSISTANCE, CONTACT THE ARMY SHELF-LIFE POC AT DSN 795-7685, (570) 615-7685, OR EMAIL: SLES.
Assistance with shelf-life questions and problems is available from Navy and regional shelf-life coordinators.
North American Shelf-life Extension Food Additives Market is part of the Food and Beverage Ingredients Growth Partnership Services program, which also includes research in the following markets: European Shelf Life Extension Food Additives Market and Asia-Pacific Shelf-Life Extension Food Additives Market.
Sally Barber, British Retail Consortium Food Policy Executive, said: "Setting the right shelf-life is essential for food safety.
Session III shelf-life testing: An overview of methods and procedures for shelf-life testing.
The shelf-life of a product is critical in determining both its quality and profitability.
The Glaskin coating's capabilities have been proven in shelf-life tests for more than a year with brewers and beverage companies in the U.
PURAC Biochem produces a range of natural lactic acid and lactate products which have been shown to increase the shelf-life of meat products whilst inhibiting the growth of certain pathogens.