Made in Iceland

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

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.


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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Further Reading

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 


15.10.2019 - 19.10.2019 SupplySide West 2019

Primex Iceland is exhibiting at SupplySide West in October. We are happy to meet you at our booth and if you wish to set up a meeting please contact us.

We look forward to meeting you in Las Vegas!

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5.11.2019 - 7.11.2019 CPhI Europe 2019

Primex will be visiting CPhI in Frankfurt this November. We would love to sit down and have a chat with exsting and potential customers and suppliers. Please contact us to set up a meeting.

See you there!

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Celebrating 20 years of innovation

This year Primex Iceland celebrates 20 years since the first production run in 1999.

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VitaFoods Europe 2019 - Introducing ChitoCare

Our ChitoCare Medical and ChitoCare Beauty products were the stars of the show this year. Extraordinary interest from all over the world has resulted in doubling in number of our wold-wide distributors and re-sellers.

Primex Iceland wants to thank everyone who took the time to visit our boot and chat with our staff. Thank you - and see you next year!

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BRCA Iceland - Brakkasamtökin

Primex Iceland recently signed an agreement with BRCA Iceland to support the ongoing battle against breast cancer in Iceland.

Every person in the BRCA Iceland organization will receive free ChitoCare Medical products to use to minimize any scarring from surgeries related to the BRCA condition.

Primex Iceland is honored to participate in the important and selfless work of the BRCA Iceland organization.

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