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Jost Chemical Co.


Jost Chemical Co.
8150 Lackland
St. Louis, MO 63114
Phone: (314) 428-4300
Fax: (314) 428-4366
E-mail: customer.service@jostchemical.com
Website: www.jostchemical.com
Jost Europe
Rue de Perwez, 108A
Belgium Phone: +32 (0) 85 231711
Fax: +32 (0) 85 233657
E-mail: custserv@josteurope.com

Founded: 1984

Manufacturer of High Purity Mineral Salts

Company Description
For more than 29 years, Jost Chemical Co. has manufactured high purity mineral salts for the nutritional market. Jost’s 210,000-square-foot manufacturing site in St. Louis, MO, is FDA registered and operates under bulk pharmaceutical cGMPs. Jost is a trusted, global supplier of products that meet or exceed USP/NF/EP/FCC standards, are fully reacted and have very low levels of vagrant metals including Pb, Hg, Cd, As, etc. Jost also manufactures a family of ultra-pure calcium salts with very low levels of aluminum. Products are rigorously tested to confirm they do not contain common microbial contaminants. Every step of the process is controlled to make sure that all products meet the highest levels of purity and lot-to-lot consistency. This allows Jost to deliver products that go beyond the established standards.

The company’s wide selection of more than 250 products includes citrates, fumarates, gluconates, lactates, malates, nitrates, phosphates and sulfates. Products manufactured by Jost are kosher and halal certified, non-allergen and GMO-free.

Jost manufactures products with particle sizes ranging from free-flowing granular to ultrafine (< than 6 microns) powders for improved suspension of insoluble minerals.

It also manufacturers various free-flowing nitrates and sulfates, which are prone to caking and hardening.

Products are typically packaged in fiber drums, bags, cartons and super sacks. Custom packaging is also available. Jost routinely ships orders from one drum to a truckload.

Jost’s Mission
The company’s mission is to “deliver quality on time.” It is passionate about its customers and focused on providing value-added solutions, technical expertise and personalized service. Through innovation, flexibility and quick responses, Jost delivers products that meet customers’ exact specifications—the company successfully addresses applications from initial concept to finished products.

Custom Products
Jost is committed to working with its customers to provide value-added solutions and personalized service. Through innovation, flexibility and accurate responsiveness, Jost delivers products that meet customers’ exact specifications. Its experienced and dedicated technical staff responds quickly and thoroughly to customer requests for technical information, customer requested testing, etc. This supports customers in successfully bringing new products to the market in a shorter timeframe. All products are completely tested in-house.

Major Markets
• Vitamins/Mineral Supplements
• Functional Foods/Sports Drinks
• Clinical Nutrition/Infant Formula
• Nutritional Beverages
• Pharmaceuticals/Biotech
• Oral Care

Key Products
• Calcium Citrate – USP/FCC
• Calcium Magnesium Citrate Co-salt (New)
• Calcium Phosphate Tribasic – NF/EP/FCC
• Copper Gluconate – USP
• Cupric Oxide Purified
• Ferrous Fumarate – USP/EP/FCC
• Magnesium Citrate Tribasic – USP/EP
• Magnesium Lactate – EP
• Magnesium Phosphate Dibasic FCC
• Manganese Citrate – FCC
• Manganese Sulfate – USP/EP/FCC
• Potassium Gluconate – USP
• Zinc Citrate – USP
• Zinc Gluconate – USP

Jost now manufactures a line of microencapsulated high purity mineral salts for use in multivitamin tablets, premixes and nutritional bars. Jost’s microencapsulated products are designed to provide taste masking and reduce adverse chemical interactions. Initial products include:
• Copper Gluconate 20 percent
• Ferrous Fumarate 60 percent
• Ferrous Sulfate 60 percent
• Magnesium Oxide 40 percent
• Manganese Sulfate 50 percent
• Zinc Oxide 50 percent

Jost manufactures a family of low aluminum micronized mineral salts to disperse more easily in liquid applications. Some of the products include:
• Calcium Citrate USP
• Calcium Phosphate Dibasic Anhydrous USP
• Calcium Phosphate Tribasic NF/EP/FCC

Key Personnel
• Jerry Jost, President & Owner
• Jeff Lenger, Director of Sales & Marketing