Ii is an intermediate in the metabolism of leucine and also used as flavoring agents.
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Renat Kadyrov.; Thomas H. Riermeier.; Uwe Dingerdissen.; Vitali Tararov.; Armin Börner. The First Highly Enantioselective Homogeneously Catalyzed Asymmetric Reductive Amination:? Synthesis of α-N-Benzylamino Acids.J. Org. Chem. 2003, 68 (10), 4067-4070.
Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.