Zinsser Shellac Date Codes
I noticed Zinsser started using date codes instead of dates. I emailed for an explanation of the code. Here's the response:
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The batch code on the shellac should always be a 6- or 7 digit number, beginning with a letter. For example: S01231D
The first number after the letter will be the last digit in the year of manufacture
The second character will correspond to the month; O, N or D for October, November or December, otherwise the single number for the month.
The third and fourth numbers will relate to the actual day of the month.
In this case a batch code reading S01231D will have been made in the year 2010, in the month of January, on the 23rd day.
The Bullseye Shellac will have a shelf life of three years.
Last edited by glenn bradley; 12-02-2012 at 02:13 PM.
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