It is used as pharmaceutical intermediate. Derivatives of benzylamine and benzamidine were found to be competitive inhibitors of the proteolytic enzymes trypsin, plasmin, and thrombin.
F. Markwardt.; H. Landmann.; P. Walsmann. Comparative Studies on the Inhibition of Trypsin, Plasmin, and Thrombin by Derivatives of Benzylamine and Benzamidine. European Journal of Biochemistry. 1968, 6 (4),502-506 .
Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H302-H315-H319-H335
Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.