Quality & Environment

Pure, Sustainable Source of Chitosan

Primex concentrates its efforts on environmentally friendly and sustainable production of natural, pure and high quality chitosan. It is an active ingredient for numerous applications for food supplement, cosmetic, food, biomedical and agricultural markets. The products are certified as natural. The raw material is wild shrimp shell and the production contributes to complete utilization of the natural resources. The utilization of the marine stocks around Iceland is regulated by the government according to ensure self-sustainable utilization of the natural resources.


Primex ehf works according to Hazards Analysis Critical Control Point Program (HACCP) to assure product safety and quality.  Each segment of the Primex chitosan process is monitored with quality control and evaluation of critical control points, including raw materials manufacturing and storage.

Primex ehf is ISO22000 certified which means written procedures are provided for all manufacturing steps and for each specification parameter.  Various analyses are performed through whole production and Certificate of Analysis is issued for every final batch produced.Logos