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Do Silica Gel Packets Expire?

The silica gel packets – also referred to as desiccant packets or dry packets – do not expire. They are made from a material that will not expire or go bad.

But as the silica gel packets are exposed to air and moisture, they will become less effective until they eventually lose their usefulness. Keeping the silicon packets in an airtight environment is key to ensuring they remain useful.

Over time, the silica gel packet, when exposed to the atmosphere, the packet becomes saturated with moisture and will no longer act as a desiccant. When this happens, the silica gel packet is no longer useful; some people may consider this lack of usefulness as the expiration of the silica gel packet.

But the silica gel packets’ material will not expire or go bad after a certain date or time. These silica gel packet only lose their usefulness when they have collected all the moisture they can hold.

These small silica gel packets efficiently collect and hold water and moisture. These small silica gel packets can hold up to 40% of their weight in moisture because of the silicon dioxide molecules inside these tiny packets.

These tiny silica gel packets are so useful that they help keep potato chips crisp, nuts, and beef jerky fresh.

These tiny silica gel packets are also essential when exporting products. They help ensure a product will not take on extra moisture, especially during shipment.

The great thing about these tiny silica packets is that they will not damage any product put in. Many products you buy will come with one of the small packets.