Talk about misleading consumers!
Facts regarding the expiration date of acid phosphatase (AP) chemicals
· In a plastic bottle, significant loss of potency would result after 30 days and would be unreliable after 90 days. Any scientist can verify this fact.
· Once our AP chemicals are mixed at SSDI, they will be destroyed if not used within 3 days to ensure maximum sensitivity, accuracy, and reproducibility.
You can go to their patent and then to a manufacture of the chemicals listed below website and see that the following should be cold stored for life preservation at the temperature shown below.
THESE MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED WITHOUT PROPER WARNINGS OR HANDLING PRECAUTIONS!
Contact the store or distributor and email them a copy of the MSDS provided above
The bar code on back of the this box (current link) has the GTIN number: 041540611011. We have several boxes from June 2008 and a few that are over a year old and they are the same. If you look up this GTIN number in the GS1 database (http://directory.gs1.org/ or http://www.upcdatabase.com/itemform.asp ), you’ll find it’s the property of the Rubbermaid Corporation, and corresponds to a pack of 12 ball point pens.
HERE ARE THE TWO PRODUCTS SIDE BY SIDE -
Now that GS1 has contacted
them, Evergreen finally admitted that their barcode is in
We ordered their AP product for our validation
testing in 2008 and we received a free PSA test kit as shown
below. The PSA cartridge was even exposed and the kit included
non-sterile Q'tip swabs. The manufacturer's
instructions specifically state not to use the cartridge if the
foil pouch is past the expiration date or has been opened or
damaged. The only possible reason that this cartridge was
removed from the foil pouch before it was sent to us was that it