1-Methylnaphthalene is used as an important intermediate in organic synthesis. It is used as a starting material of surfactant, water reducer, dispersant and drugs. Further, it is employed in the preparation of 1-methylnaphthalene-d10 using deuterium oxide, sodium deuteroxide
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