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I took out my big bottle of scent killer from 2 years ago and i noticed it had an expiration date on it..is that possible that it could go bad or become un-effective?
 

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Sure it will go bad. Just how long that will take depends on what's in the formula and the storage conditions. I'd pitch it and get some new stuff.
 

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I would say if it is two years old, you might ought to go buy some new stuff.
 

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IT Goes bad, especially if its in a hot area. its a good idea to put it and any deer scents in a ziploc and place in the back of the refrigerator.
 

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I make sure to use up all of mine the following year. I dont think two year old would be as effective but then again I dont have any evidence of that....
 

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The one thing that will deplete the effectiveness of scent eliminators is the Sun. Keep them out of direct sunlight and away from hot temperatures.
 

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I couldn't imagine having any leftover from two seasons ago!!!

I use the stuff like crazy before the hunt on all my gear....during the hunt on myself periodically....and after the hunt on my stand.

I have carried over a small amount from the last hunt to the next season.


This year is gonna be different, I suspect....I currently have a batch of "HomeBrew" scent killer mixed up and gassing off. I'll be using it on next weeks hunts.
 

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Test it

You can test its effectiveness by squirting a bit of one of your deer scents (doe urine, eg) into a cup (or some other surface) and then squirt on some of your scent killer. It should remove the scent immediately and essentially completely.

John
 
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