Shelf life: durable device and filter element component

  • Product efficacy does not drop below acceptable thresholds during storage.
  • The integrity of product packaging is maintained during storage.

Key indicators

  • 2 years (threshold acceptability).
  • 5 years (most desirable).
  • Threshold efficacy: see microbiological efficacy and turbidity reduction guidelines.
  • Threshold storage temperature range: 4°C to 50°C.
  • Most desirable storage temperature range: -7°C to 60°C.

Supporting evidence