The better you can care for your chemicals, the longer you can preserve them! If you aren’t using Cosmichrome products on a regular basis, these tips can help to extend the shelf life of your water-based and solvent-based chemicals for when you need them!

GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS

• 1 YEAR SHELF LIFE

• All Cosmichrome chemicals and paints have a shelf life of 1 year from the date of purchase.

• PROTECT FROM EXTREME CONDITIONS

• FREEZING or HIGH HEAT can have an effect on the product performance and shelf life

 

WATER-BASED CHEMICALS

SHELF LIFE CAN BE EXTENDED FOR UP TO TWO YEARS

If kept well-sealed in a cool dark environment

G5 SOLUTION

• This product has a shelf life of 1 year from the date of purchase.
• If kept well sealed, with the cap on the container in a dark cool environment, this product may be
good for up to 2 years.

G4 SOLUTION (Not mixed with G4-11)

•This product has a shelf life of 1 year from the date of purchase.
•If kept well sealed, with the cap on the container in a dark cool environment, this product may be
good for up to 2 years.

G4-11 SOLUTION (Not mixed with G4)

• This product has a shelf life of 1 year from the date of purchase.
• If kept well sealed, with the cap on the container, in a cool dark environment, this product may be
good for up to 2 years.

G4 AND G4-11 MIXED TOGETHER

• Once mixed together, this solution is good for 90 days (3 months).
• If kept well sealed, with the cap on the container in a dark cool environment, this product can be
good for up to 120 days (4 months).
CAUTION: Using this product passed the expiry dates will result is yellowish plating.

A22 ACTIVATOR

• This Product has a shelf life of 1 year from the date of purchase.
• This product can be good for up to 9 to 12 months once opened (seal broken).
• Once opened this product will expire within 12 months.
• Refrigeration may extend the product’s shelf life by a few months.
• Expired A22 will demonstrate yellowish residue settlement at the bottom of an unshaken bottle.
CAUTION: Activator A22 that has very little left inside the bottle can expire very quickly due to
less liquid volume and more air inside the bottle. (Best to discard)

SOLVENT-BASED CHEMICALS

CATALYST V390

• This product has a shelf life of 1 year from the date of purchase.
• If kept well sealed, with the cap well secured on the container in a cool dry environment, this
product may be good for up to 2 years.
CAUTION: Humidity and heat is the main cause for the expiration of this product.

BASECOAT (Not mixed with Catalyst V390)

This product has a shelf life of 1 year from the date of purchase.
• This product is good for 1 year if opened (seal Broken) and kept well sealed in a cool environment.
• If kept well sealed, with the cap well secured on the container in a cool environment, this product
may be good for up to 1.5 years.
CAUTION: Heat and air exposure is the main cause of expiration of this product.

TOPCOAT CHROME AND TOPCOAT CLEAR (Not mixed with Catalyst V390)

• This product has a shelf life of 1 year from the date of purchase.
• This product is good for 1 year if opened (seal Broken) and kept well sealed in a cool environment.
• If kept well sealed, with the cap well secured on the container in a cool environment, this product
may be good for up to 1.5 years.
CAUTION: Heat and air exposure is the main cause of the expiration of this product

COSMICHROME® DYES 

• These products have a shelf life of 1 year from the date of purchase.

  If kept well sealed, with the cap well secured on the containers in a cool dry environment, these products may be good for up to 2 years.

  CAUTION: heat and air exposure is the main cause of expiration of this product.