# How long does formula last refrigerated?

Once you mix water and formula powder to create that magical elixir that nourishes your sweet babe, the countdown clock starts ticking. As a general rule, the bottle will last for **2 hours** at room temperature, untouched and unheated.

How long does formula last without refrigeration? Once you mix water and formula powder to create that magical elixir that nourishes your sweet babe, the countdown clock starts ticking. As a general rule, the bottle will last for **2 hours** at room temperature, untouched and unheated.

How long does formula stay good in the fridge? Prepared formula is good for **24 to 48 hours** if stored in the refrigerator at 40 degrees Fahrenheit or below, depending on your chosen formulation.

How long can I store formula in the fridge for? Formula may be prepared ahead of time (for up to 24 hours) if you store it in the refrigerator to prevent the formation of bacteria. Open containers of ready-made formula, concentrated formula, and formula prepared from concentrate also can be stored safely in the refrigerator for up to **48 hours**.

How long can baby formula stay out of the fridge? Formula that is sitting out at room temperature must be thrown away after **1 hour**. If it is in the refrigerator, pre-mixed formula (also called ready-to-feed formula) that is opened must be thrown out after **48 hours**. Formula that you mixed must be thrown out after 24 hours.

## How long does formula last without refrigeration?

How long does formula last without refrigeration? Once you mix water and formula powder to create that magical elixir that nourishes your sweet babe, the countdown clock starts ticking. As a general rule, the bottle will last for **2 hours** at room temperature, untouched and unheated.

How long does formula stay good in the fridge? Prepared formula is good for **24 to 48 hours** if stored in the refrigerator at 40 degrees Fahrenheit or below, depending on your chosen formulation.

How long can I store formula in the fridge for? Formula may be prepared ahead of time (for up to 24 hours) if you store it in the refrigerator to prevent the formation of bacteria. Open containers of ready-made formula, concentrated formula, and formula prepared from concentrate also can be stored safely in the refrigerator for up to **48 hours**.

How long can baby formula stay out of the fridge? Formula that is sitting out at room temperature must be thrown away after **1 hour**. If it is in the refrigerator, pre-mixed formula (also called ready-to-feed formula) that is opened must be thrown out after **48 hours**. Formula that you mixed must be thrown out after 24 hours.