Trifluoroethylamine is used as a building block in organic synthesis. Some examples of its use in the patent literature are shown below.
Substituted piperazine derivatives, the preparation thereof and their use as medicaments
US 6,818,644, (2004), Boehringer Ingelheim Pharm GmbH& Co, KG
Herbicidally active fluorine containing diamino-s-triazines
US 4,459,151, (1984), Bayer Aktiengesellschaft