Always buy and use formula before the expiration date printed on the
can. Do not use damaged or dented cans. Before preparing, wash your hands, the top of the unopened can of
formula, and the can opener with hot, soapy water. Rinse with hot
water. Mix the formula according to the package’s directions. Store unused powdered formula with the cover on in a cool, dry place.
Use within one month of opening. Unopened cans can be stored at
room temperature. Store opened cans or bottles of ready-to-feed liquid formula in the
refrigerator for no more than 48 hours. After feeding the baby, throw away any formula left in the bottle
because of the risk of bacterial growth from contact with the baby’s