[tz] DST ends 2040 in Oracle database
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Wed Jan 30 12:17:44 UTC 2019
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 23:32:45 -0800
From: Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu>
Message-ID: <96498127-37cf-e097-2b18-10864f7a0edf at cs.ucla.edu>
| Also, if an ingredient labeled "expires 08/07/2019" is made in Puerto Rico and
| used in Germany, do the applicable FDA regulations say that the date should be
| interpreted in Puerto Rico time or in German time?
Bigger problem, does that mean the 8th of July or the 7th of August ?
In Puerto Rico, that would probably be the latter, but in Germany
quite possibly the former, which would have them being used for
a month after their intended expiry.
Most drugs I see have the expiry date listed as (just) month and year
(perhaps unless they have a very short shelf life) - but for anything
that is years away from the manufaacture date is anyone (FDA
included) really asking anyone to believe that one day here or there
is going to make a difference, especially as environmental conditions
are most likely not well controlled. The hour (or two) of time variation
for summer time is never going to be relevant.
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