Badger Product Expiration Dates

All Badger products are imprinted with a 'Best By' or expiration date (2 or 3 years after manufacture date). This table will help you to locate and understand the codes on your products.

Product & Location of Expiration Date

Exp. __ years
from production

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Tins – On tin top side – Best By Date MM/DD/YY followed by Lot # MMDDYY/identifying letter (A,B,C,etc.)

3
(2 for Hair Pomade)

tins expiration date

Lip Balm Sticks & Mind Balm Sticks – On label below UPC – Lot# MMDDYY/identifying letter (P,Q,R, etc.) followed by Best By Date MM/YY

2
(3 years for Tea Tree Classics)
lip balm best by date
Anti-Bug Spray Bottle – On bottom of bottle - Best By Date MMDDYY followed by Lot # MMDDYY/identifying letter (A,B,C,etc.) (Note: older bottles may have the Best By Date printed on the label beside the ingredients.)
2
anti bug spray expiration
Anti-Bug Stick - On bottom of stick - Best By Date MMDDYY followed by Lot # MMDDYY/identifying letter (A,B,C,etc.)
2
anti bug balm stick expiration

Sunscreen (tube) – On tube crimp

Back of tube – Expiration Date MM/YY

Front of tube - Prior to 2014 – Julian date lot code - 1st# = year of batching, next 3 #s = Julian date of batching, last digit = batch sequence. (Ex: 1051A = 1st batch produced on Feb. 20, 2011)

Front of tube - 2014 and later – The first 3 characters = Lot Code Designator: (L); The next 2 digits = Day Designation; The next character = Month Designator; The next digit = Year Designator; The final digit = Multiple Batch Designator.

2 or 3
badger sunscreen tube expiration
badger sunscreen tube lot code

badger sunscreen tube lot code

Sunscreen (Rose Face Tube) - Back of tube crimp = Expiration Date (EXP MM/YY). Front of tube crimp = Lot Code (L); The next 2 digits = Day Designator; The next character = Month Designator; The next digit = Year Designator. Codes also on box.

2
rose face sunscreen expiration
rose face sunscreen expiration

Sunscreen (Face Sticks) - Bottom of stick

2014 - Lot code - 1st# = year of batching, next 3 #s = Julian date of batching, last digit = batch sequence. (Ex: 1051A = 1st batch produced on Feb. 20, 2011) Expiration Date EXP MM/YY printed below lot code.

2015 - Lot code - 1st# = year of batching, next 3 #s = Julian date of batching, last digit = batch sequence. Expiration Date EXP MM/YY printed below lot code.

3
sunscreen stick lot code
sunscreen lip balm stick lot code

Sunscreen (lip balm stick) - Bottom of stick

2014 - The first 3 characters = Lot Code Designator: (L); The next 2 digits = Day Designation; The next character = Month Designator; The next digit = Year Designator followed by the Expiration Date EXP MM/YY.

2015– Julian date lot code - 1st# = year of batching, next 3 #s = Julian date of batching, last digit = batch sequence. (Ex: 1051A = 1st batch produced on Feb. 20, 2011) followed by the Expiration Date MM/YY

3
sunscreen lip balm stick expiration
sunscreen lip balm stick lot code
Mineral Lip Tints – On bottom of stick - 6 digit lot code followed by Best By (BB) Date MM/YY
2
lip tint expiration date
Face Oil, Face Cleansing Oil, Beauty Balm – On bottom of jar - Best By Date MMDDYY followed by Lot # MMDDYY/identifying letter (A,B,C,etc.)
3 for Rose
2 for others
rose beauty balm expiration
Massage Oils & Body Oils – On bottom of bottle - 'Best By' date followed by Lot # (MMDDYY/identifying letter (A, B, C, etc.))
3
massage body oil expiration
Men's Line - Beard Oil, Pre-Shave Oil, After Shave Oil, After Shave Face Tonic & Men's Hair Oil - On label edge, perpendicular to text. Lot # followed by 'EXP' date (MM/DD/YY)
2
mens line bottles best by date
Soap - Face & Body - On back of box - 5 digit lot code
2
face body soap lot code
Soap - Men's Shave - On bottom flap of box - Lot # MMDDYY = production date.
3
shaving soap lot code