How high a temperature for egg wash?

How high a temperature can you use with egg wash? Can you use an egg wash at 425ºF or 450ºF (bread baking temperatures), or will the egg wash get too dark? I have had success gluing on seeds with a cornstarch mixture at those temperatures, but the overall look is not as appealing.

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All-Purpose Egg Wash
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Happygoin June 27, 2020
If you want to bake something with egg wash at high temperature, try using just the lightly beaten white of the egg.
 
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