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5.1 Stability

Although stability studies are not required for n-butyraldehyde according to the REACH regulation; Investigations were conducted to measure the percentage degradation of n-butyraldehyde when exposed to light. It was found that there was at least a 50 % degradation of the substance between 2 and 16.4 hours.