Made in Iceland

Primex ehf is an Icelandic marine biotech company and a global leader in sustainable production of a high quality chitosan. Primex markets products under the brand names ChitoClear® and LipoSan Ultra®.

 Primex provides chitosan from the pure source of the North Atlantic ocean where the shrimp shells of Pandalus borealis is the key ingredient in our products.

Proud to be Icelandic, Primex benefits from the fertile innovative culture in Iceland. Read more about Icelandic innovation here.


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Purest Source - Highest Efficiency

ChitoClear® chitosan is proven to be the purest chitosan possible. Odorless, colorless and without taste, ChitoClear® is free of allergens, viruses and other contaminants. The combination of high quality raw materials from untainted waters and a unique processing technology allows Primex to produce the purest and most effective chitosan on the market today.

ChitoClear® is a unique multifunctional natural ingredient that has great potential for use in biomedical applications and personal care products of different kinds, such as hair and skin care products. Due to its multifunctionality and nature, it is a good alternative to replace synthetic chemical ingredients that are used today.

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Health Management and Weight Loss

LipoSan Ultra® is a natural dietary supplement ingredient for effective weight management. In the digestive system, LipoSan Ultra® complexes and binds with dietary fats.

LipoSan Ultra® is a unique and proprietary dietary fiber formulation, proven to significantly reduce body weight in human clinical studies.

The flexibility of LipoSan Ultra and LipoSan Encapsulated give virtually limitless possibilities in applications ranging from capsules to food ingredients - all with the same high fat binding properties and pure natural source.

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Here you can find released articles and additional material about our products and the company.

  • ChitoClear® chitosan brochure can be downloaded  here
  • LipoSan Ultra® brochure can be downloaded  here.
  • Company profile can be downloaded  here.
  • Primex's Vitafoods 2016 Poster can be downloaded here
  • Article by Dr. Lauzon on animal health in Nutraceuticals Now 2016 here 


15.11.2016 - 18.11.2016 Piscine Global 2016

Primex will be attending the Piscine Global show in Lyone France on November 15-18.  Please feel free to contact us to set up a meeting.

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29.11.2016 - 1.12.2016 Hi Europe

A team from Primex will be attending the Hi Europe show in Frankfurt on November 29th-December 1st. Please feel free to contact us for a meeting schedule.

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Primex acquires SeaKlear in Europe

Primex ehf has acquired the European SeaKlear business, along with production, brand and customer relations. SeaKlear is a producer of high quality water treatment for swimming pools where the main active ingredient is chitosan from Primex ehf. Primex plans to continue sales and production under the SeaKlear name with no changes for current customers.

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Strongest in Iceland

Primex was awarded „The Strongest in Iceland 2015“

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