If bodycare products have a shelf life of less than two and a half years the symbol of an hour glass or egg timer in conjunction with a date is mandatory for packaging. Photo: Wikimedia

If bodycare products have a shelf life of less than two and a half years the symbol of an hour glass or egg timer in conjunction with a date is mandatory for packaging. Photo: Wikimedia

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An open cream jar with a number indicates the shelf life of the cosmetic product after opening. Photo: Melanie Streich

An open cream jar with a number indicates the shelf life of the cosmetic product after opening. Photo: Melanie Streich

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