Nutrition 21 LLC is pleased to announce that it has entered into a multiyear license agreement with Church & Dwight Co. Inc. 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.”