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taberahkj
8-Mar-2011, 17:36
I bought a new kit of Dixactol a couple of months ago in a clearance event from a camera store. The bottles look very old and were covered in dust. I don't see a date anywhere on the bottles and they have been sealed but I'm assuming that there is an expiration date for these solutions. Any recommendations for using this or should I just throw it out? It was only $4.00 for it so I won't be out much. I've got some 120 film that expired in 1972, maybe i'll use them together and just see what happens.

Pawlowski6132
8-Mar-2011, 19:00
I don't know.

Oren Grad
8-Mar-2011, 21:44
"The life of the concentrate 'A' should be not less than 6 months in reasonably cool conditions. Concentrate B does not deteriorate in storage to all intents and purposes."

http://www.digitaltruth.com/products/formulary_tech/01-5030.pdf

Scotty230358
9-Mar-2011, 01:01
From personal experience I know that, once opened you get about six months. Fresh, usable solution A should be clear or at most a very pale straw colour. If it is any darker its on the way out and if its dark brown its expired.

taberahkj
9-Mar-2011, 14:10
It's looks like coffee so I'll let it go. Thanks