Shelf Life of Kodak FR and Replinisher

Discussion in 'Color: Film, Paper, and Chemistry' started by Tom Taylor, Mar 7, 2010.

  1. Tom Taylor

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    Anyone have an idea of the shelf life of unopened Kodak Flexicolor Final Rinse and Replinisher (CAT 867 3170)? I purchased two bottles to make 5 Liters each from a camera store yesterday and noticed "VAL: 2009-09" printed in white on the label when i returned home. I went back to the store this afternoon but all the remaining bottles have the same date. Do you think this product is still good?

    Thanks,

    Thomas
     
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    Thomas;

    The C-41 final rinse will keep virtually forever until it starts to grow things in it such as mold and bacteria. At that point, when you see floaters, throw it out.

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    Thanks PE!

    I'm going to buy the rest of the bottles from them this week as they are priced right!

    Thomas