If a reagent has an expiration date of 9/20 is that September 20th of the current year or September 2020?

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Document ID TE1729

Published Date

Published Date 27/05/2017
Question
If a reagent has an expiration date of 9/20 is that September 20th of the current year or September 2020?
Summary
How to read expiration dates
Answer
The expiration date is always based off of a month and year. In this example the reagent shelf-life expires at the end of September 2020.