How long do CD-Rs last?

posted 26 Jan 2010, 05:10 by Sabc Media Libraries   [ updated 28 May 2010, 01:51 ]
The manufacturers claim 75 years (cyanine dye, used in "green" discs),
100 years (phthalocyanine dye, used in "gold" discs), or even 200 years
 ("advanced" phthalocyanine dye, used in "platinum" discs) once the disc
has been written.