Blood Shelf Life
The blood stock has to be replaced regularly to keep a current supply of fresh blood and blood products. Blood products are refrigerated and all have a different shelf-life.
* Red blood cells have a shelf life of forty-two days.
* Plateles have a shelf life of five days
* Fresh Frozen Plasma have a shelf life one year.
* Cryoprecipitate have shelf life of one year.
* And Frozen Plasma have a shelf life of four years.