Many people often give attention to the expiry date of food or drinks. But not many aware of simple things that we normally use everyday have an expiry date as well. After this, you guys can check your belongings and do not forget to replace with the new ones.
These are 10 things that you should know the expiry date :
1. Pillow – Expiry within 2-3 years
Obviously pillow helps you to get an adequate sleep. Pillow also helps to relieve backache for those having the problem. For your information, after 2-3 years it will start to be a breeding ground of bacteria and fungus. Indirectly will be your health main factor. To make sure your pillow give the utmost function go and change your pillow after 2-3 years.
2. Towel – Expiry within 1-3 years
Did you happen to see people use their towel until it became thin and dark in color? It is not because of the quality of towel but because of very long usage of it. As your towel is always wet or moist, that is the perfect place for the growth of bacteria and will be the reason of various dermatitis. Even though the towel is frequently washed, but still the bacteria problem will not be solved. Maximum of 3 years usage then replace with the new one!
3. Hair Comb – Expiry within 1 year.
Hair comb is best washed with hot water once a week and be replaced every 1 year. For your information, the expiry period of hair comb which is made from natural material like wood, bamboo and etc are less than it should be, 1-10 months.
4. Extension Plug – Expiry within 1-2 years.
This extension plug has its own capacity. It will explode if overuse. So, be careful and make sure the usage limit is controlled and is in good maintenance.
5. Power Socket – Expiry within 4-5 years
Yes the expiry date of power socket and extension plug would not be exposed but the expertise advises to replace power socket every 4-5 years to avoid from short-circuit or fire at home. The most important is when your power socket starts to harden or you notice the change of color, replace with the one is a must!
6. Child Car Seat – Expiry within 6-10 years.
Child car seat is actually has it usage period along 6-10 years. If you use it longer than the period you actually put the babies on harm because the seat will lose it shape and not strong enough to protect the baby.
7. Toothbrush – Expiry within 3 month
Usually, you will replace your toothbrush when it looks bristle but it is actually wrong because you have to replace it once every 3 months or much better change the toothbrush every time you recover from cough or flu. Else, the same disease will keep repeating because the bacteria sticks to the toothbrush.
8. Perfume – Expiry within 2 years
Perfume is able to last longer for about 2 years if put at the open place while can be last longer up to 3 years if keep at a close place.
9. Shower Puff – Expiry within 2 weeks
Another best port for bacteria and fungus is on shower span and shower puff. So, the best way to replace your shower span is every 2 weeks or soak it in hot boiling water to kill the bacteria.
10. Fire Extinguisher – Expiry within 10 years
Fire extinguisher is one of the things that has long term expiry date. Expiry date for a fire extinguisher normally last for 10 years. If there is any damages on the fire extinguisher, you are advised to refer the expert or make a replacement. Afraid that the fire extinguisher is not functioning when you are in need of it.