Microphen stock shelf life

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  1. Jarvman

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    I just bought some today and have mixed up a litre because Jessops never had any HC-110. I've put two films through there. How many more can I get out of it before throwing it? I'm used to just using one shot but obviously this must be good for some more.
     
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    It'll have a similar shelf life to D-76/ID-11, i.e. 6 months in a full closed bottle, and 2-3 months in a partially-filled one.
     
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    In my experience, it lasts much longer. I ran a replenished liter for over a year. Finally dumped it out because all the silver falling out of solution and settling at the bottom of the bottle. The dev was still fine...just looked gross.