Film expiration dates

Discussion in 'B&W: Film, Paper, Chemistry' started by Rick Jones, Feb 9, 2004.

  1. Rick Jones

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    Last week I received an order of 400TX from a NY mail order firm. It was advertised as "manufactured in USA for worldwide distribution". The boxes show a date of 09/2005. On the other hand I have some MF APX100 showing a date of 1/2007. Is this short dating by Kodak something new or have I just not been looking close enough at past orders?
     
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    It would appear that this batch has been on their shelves longer. It has not been my experience that Kodak's film has a shorter shelve life.
     
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    Looks like the rolls you got having been hanging around for a while. Still well in date so I don't see any problem.
    Just received a small batch of APX400 to try, it's dated 7/2008! Can take my time with that lot I guess.