Last Modified: August 13, 2012
Does sunscreen really expire? If so, how do I know how long it is good for?
Rachel Woods, RN, Nurse for the Surgical Dermatology Program at Penn Medicine responds:
Sunscreen does have an expiration date imprinted somewhere on the bottle. It is usually good for about a year.
This question and answer was part of the OncoLink Brown Bag Chat Series. View the entire Sun Safety Webchat transcript.