Originally Posted by montanaResident
I bought one for a GF once. Tested it, and it was very potent. A couple of years later, nothing. Aerosol cans do have a Best By Date, so keep aware of its possible effectiveness several years from now. It's for this reason, I carry a revolver and not bear spray. Bullets are good for damn near forever. I've even had cartridges go thru the washing machine, and surprisingly they still go bang.
Yes indeed, that why my "pepper spray" has 29 effective chances of repelling critters on the attack ( both 4 and 2 legged varieties) when I'm on my bicycle or any place else!