Apr 01, 2010 · 4 Things You Should Know About Expired Condoms. By Maura Kelly. Apr 1, 2010 Old sports: Effectiveness will have a lot to do with how far past the expiration date the condom Author: Maura Kelly. Mar 11, 2017 · Condoms usually have two dates that are always printed on them to help you determine how long it will be good for use. The first one is always then expiry date (EXP) which is usually the date after which you should cease to use that condom. The second date is the date of manufacture (MFG).
May 01, 2018 · Check the expiration date on your condoms regularly and replace them before they reach that date. You should also check the wrapper for holes before use. To do this, squeeze the wrapper and see if you feel any little air bubbles. If you do, Author: Claire Gillespie And Kimberly Holland. for Teens. Avoid using a condom after it has passed the expiration date because it will start to break down and become much less effective at preventing STDs and pregnancy. It's not just the expiration date that matters, though. Sometimes condoms haven't been stored properly and the material breaks down before the expiration date.
Jul 12, 2006 · Before you purchase condoms, check the expiration date printed on the box. You should also double check the date stamped on the wrapper before you use it. If it’s expired, toss it out. Never use an expired condom. It could tear or fail. Check out the wrapper for any signs of obvious rips or tears. If the package is torn or ripped, toss the 82%(49).