Purchase, NY (PRWEB) April 22, 2014
Nutrition 21, LLC (“Nutrition 21”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a multi-year license agreement with Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (“Church & Dwight”) for the use of chromium picolinate in Church & Dwight’s dietary supplement products. Church & Dwight is a recognized leader in the dietary supplement industry and redefined the industry with the introduction of tasty gummy-based vitamins.
Under the terms of the agreement, Church & Dwight may use chromium picolinate in its portfolio of vitamin and mineral nutritional supplement products. Church & Dwight manufactures and markets Vitafusion and L'il Critters nutritional supplements.
Michael Satow, President and Chief Executive Officer of Nutrition 21 stated, “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. We believe this agreement reaffirms the strength of our strong clinical science and patent portfolio associated with chromium picolinate.”
About Church & Dwight
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.
In October 2012, Church & Dwight acquired the Avid Health company, which redefined the dietary supplement industry in 1985 through the introduction of tasty gummy-based vitamins. Today, Church & Dwight is a leader in the field of taste and nutritional technology. With over 142 products that cover the full spectrum of dietary supplements for children and adults, Church & Dwight offers innovative delivery systems to make vitamins palatable to a wide audience.
For more information about Church & Dwight, please visit http://www.churchdwight.com.
About Nutrition 21
Nutrition 21, a wholly owned subsidiary of JDS Therapeutics, is a leader in the nutritional supplement industry. The company is a developer and marketer of efficacious, high-value, clinically substantiated ingredients for dietary supplements, medical foods and beverages, including CHROMAX® chromium picolinate and NITROSIGINE™ inositol-stabilized arginine silicate. With many years of biotechnology and pharmaceutical experience, the company’s scientific platform has created unique, patentable products that are safe and clinically effective. Rigorous preclinical and clinical trials are a key part of its product development strategy to ensure product safety and consumer trust.
Nutrition 21 currently holds over 100 domestic and international issued and pending patents for products. Many support unique claims associated with, among others, glucose metabolism, weight management, brain health, cardiovascular health, and sports nutrition.
For more information, please visit: http://www.Nutrition21.com.