Methylamine HCL is used as a suitable intermediate for the synthesis of several drugs that include bronchodilators, antihistamines and anticholinergics. Its presence can also be noticed in the composition of antibiotics and vitamin supplements. Methylamine HCL is also required to formulate ophthalmic solutions, creams and injections. As an effective building block, it is required for the synthesis of various organic compounds. It has weak acid base and it is classified under specific organic compounds referred as monoalkylamines. It is soluble in ethanol and in water and is insoluble in ethyl acetate and ether.