This information (40 years) is true or untrue? CMC Magnetics said the following information about my DVD + R 16x Philips manufactured by it:
With respect to safety of data / Iifetime of the product, CMC can give the following statement
for its 16X DVD-R products:
Accelerated aging tests that follow the standard of ECMA-379/ISO-10995 allow to expect
that CMC 16X DVD-R can be archived for at least 40 years if the following conditions are
Â· The 16X DVD-R are stored under normal archiving conditions (25Â°C , 50% relative
humidity, protected against light and against dust and other pollution).
Â· The 16X DVD-R are treated properly, and especially the surface is not damaged by
scratches, stains, etc.
Â· The used hardware and software for the writing and reading of the 16X DVD-R is in
Â· The 16X DVD-R have only been used for the intended purpose of recording data.