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SPARKLING WATER, COMMERCIALLY BOTTLED — OPENED

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2-3 days

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  • How long does sparkling water last once opened? The precise answer depends to a large extent on storage conditions — keep opened sparkling water refrigerated and tightly closed.
  • How long does sparkling water last in the refrigerator once opened? Sparkling water that has been continuously refrigerated will keep at best quality for about 2 to 3 days after opening.
  • Is opened sparkling water safe to drink after the "expiration" date on the bottle? Yes, provided it is properly stored and the bottle is undamaged - commercially packaged sparkling water will typically carry a " Best By," "Best if Used By," "Best Before", or "Best When Used By" date but this is not a safety date, it is the manufacturer's estimate of how long the sparkling water will remain at peak quality.
  • How can you tell if opened sparkling water is bad or spoiled? After opening, commercially manufactured sparkling water will start to become flat; if the sparkling water develops an off odor, flavor or appearance it should be discarded.
  • Discard all sparkling water from cans or bottles that are leaking, rusting, bulging or severely dented.

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