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Stability: thermal, sunlight, metals

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The rate of decomposition at 230 ºC is so slow that from an industrial standpoint furfural is thermally stable.
No commercial process is known wherein furfural is subjected to temperatures of the magnitude of 230-275 ºC for more than a few minutes.

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The rate of decomposition at 230 ºC is so slow that from an industrial standpoint furfural is thermally stable. No commercial process is known wherein furfural is subjected to temperatures of the magnitude of 230-275 ºC for more than a few minutes.