PURCHASE, N.Y.Nutrition 21, LLC announced that it entered a multi-year license agreement with Church & Dwight Co. Inc for the use of chromium picolinate in Church & Dwight's dietary supplement products.
Under the terms of the agreement, Church & Dwight may use chromium picolinate in its portfolio of vitamin and mineral nutritional supplement products, including the company's Vitafusion and L'il Critters nutritional supplements.
“We are extremely pleased to have Church & Dwight on our roster of high-quality partners. We believe that our patented chromium compositions and uses fit very well with Church & Dwight’s core mission of providing the marketplace with high-quality nutritional products with new and distinctive features," said Michael Snow, president and CEO of Nutrition 21. "We believe this agreement reaffirms the strength of our strong clinical science and patent portfolio associated with chromium picolinate."
Nutrition 21, a subsidiary of JDS Therapeutics, is a developer and marketer of ingredients for dietary supplements, medical foods and beverages, including CHROMAX chromium picolinate and NITROSIGINE inositol-stabilized arginine silicate.
Church & Dwight manufactures and markets a wide range of personal care, household and specialty products under the Arm & Hammer, Vitafusion and OxiClean brand names and other well-known trademarks.