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.

  • Primex Iceland product catalogue can be downloaded here
  • LipoSan Ultra® brochure can be downloaded here
  • Article by Dr. Lauzon on animal health in Nutraceuticals Now 2016 here 


21.4.2020 - 22.4.2020 Supply Side East

Supply Side East 2020 - Primex Iceland will be here on April 21-22, 2020.

Join 250+ exhibiting suppliers focusing on dietary supplements, food, beverage, personal care, sports nutrition and processing innovation to drive your brand forward.

Visit us at our booth #709

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12.5.2020 - 14.5.2020 Vitafoods Europe 2020

Primex Iceland returns to Vitafoods Europe in Geneva on 12-14 May 2020

Over the past 22 years Vitafoods Europe has established itself as the meeting place for the nutraceutical industry with 24,000+ industry experts attending the show every year from 110+ countries.

Visit us at stand J100

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23.9.2020 - 24.9.2020 Vitafoods Asia 2020

Primex Iceland will be attending VitaFoods Asia in Singapore on September 23th to 24th.

If you plan to attend the show please contact us and set up a meeting with our representatives. Primex Iceland will be located at booth O20

We look forward to meeting you!

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MSC Certification for Primex products

Primex Iceland is proud to announce that its production has been certified by the Marine Stewardship Council and proudly bears the blue fish MSC label.

RS2544_English_Portrait_Blue_CMYKThe blue fish label is only applied to wild fish or seafood from fisheries that have been certified to the MSC Fisheries Standard, a science-based set of requirements for sustainable fishing.

The MSC encourages responsible fisheries management and sustainable practices to protect the future of fishing communities.

Primex Iceland and The MSC share the values of sustainability and respect for nature. By combatting overfishing and illegal fishing along with responsible practices we can help protect not only nature but the livelihoods and food security of people worldwide.


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ChitoCare Beauty styrkir Sólrúnu Önnu

Á dögunum skrifuðum við hjá Primex Iceland undir styrktarsamning við afrekskonuna Sólrúnu Önnu. Hún er hluti af A-landsliði Íslands í Badmintoni og afrekshóp BSÍ. Ásamt því að keppa og stunda æfingar erlendis er hún líka að þjálfa. Sólrún Anna gerði sér lítið fyrir á dögunum og vann sterkt meistaramót BH í meistaraflokki kvenna. Það verður spennandi að fylgjast með henni á næstu árum.



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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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