‘In the field of shellfish purification new regulations and the new EC guidelines identify different types of businesses, ranging from CSM (Mollusks Spedition Center) in the CDM (Mollusks Depuration Center), each of which then featured a number of specific requirements and characteristics, ranging graduated according to the site and the available facilities.Many parameters can vary if the establishment is situated in proximity to the sea or inside, if will use as supply sea water, well water or from the public water supply, if there are fixed or mobile structures, etc. etc. (Think that CSM can also be realized on board fishing vessels).The parameters are of course of a functional nature, production, health and hygiene, but also involve strictly economic factors.Aquaquality is capable of producing reliable feasibility studies taking into account all the variables in outline, and also providing a business plan with reliable estimates of what will be the performance and costs of facilities assumed.In the event that the facilities proposed to be made through Aquaquality, all costs will then be deducted from the final budget and the feasibility study, as a whole, will result therefore completely free to the final customer.


The creation of a CSM (Mollusks Spedition Center) or CDM (Mollusks Depuration Center) requires a number of opinions and authorizations from the competent authorities for the area ranging dall’agibilità and proper intended use of ‘ still, to any concessions for the taking of water supply in the system, the authorization to discharge differentiated depending on the receiving body (public sewer, surface water body, direct discharge into the sea), the preliminary investigation of the practice with the competent Veterinary Service the USL of the area, which then will interface with the Ministry of Health for the release of its CE mark. Aquaquality is able to intervene in all of these requirements, the practice dealing directly with the Board of competence until its complete development and release of opinion or specific authorization; in this way the entrepreneur intends to carry out the CSM or the CDM is relieved of all obligations in terms of time and contacts with officials, and can focus directly on the task, leaving it completely to Aquaquality the bureaucratic and regulatory assistance. If possible request for regional or Community funding (FIFG or other measures), Aquaquality is able to treat the whole practice of financing up to the end result.



The new EU regulation, to which you must follow for any activity relating to live bivalve mollusks, is extremely varied and complex.
It is based on a series of EC regulations of which, below, summarizes the most important:

  • The new EU regulation, which must be followed for any activity relating to live bivalve mollusks, is extremely varied and complex.

    It is based on a series of EC Regulations which, below, shows the most important:

  • Regulation EC 178/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council (laying down the principles and requirements of food law, establishing the Agency and laying down procedures in matters of food safety)

  • Regulation EC 852/2004 of the European Parliament and the Council (on food)

  • Regulation EC 853/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council (laying down specific hygiene rules for food of animal origin)

  • Regulation EC 854/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council (laying down specific rules for the organization of official controls on products of animal origin intended for human consumption)

  • Regulation EC 882/2004 of the European Parliament and the Council (on official controls performed to verify compliance with the rules on feed and food to the rules on the health and welfare of animals)

  • Regulation EC2073/2005 of the Commission (on microbiological criteria for foodstuffs)

  • Regulation EC 2074/2005 of (laying mode of implementing measures for certain products under Regulation 853/04 and Regulations 854/04 and 882/04, notwithstanding Regulation 852/04 and amending Regulations 853/04 and 854 / 04)

  • Regulation EC 2076/2005 (laying down transitional arrangements for the implementation of Regulations (EC) 853-854-882 / 2004 amending Regulations Nos. 853-854 (EC) / 2004).
    These regulations require that establishments carrying out purification (CDM) or even the simple dispatch centers (CSM), a series of tasks necessary for the proper conduct of the activity, ranging from the application of HACCP procedures, the preparation of DDR (Registration documents necessary for the traceability of lots), self-control business by chemical and microbiological analysis, training of personnel involved in operations. The new regulations also lay down a range of penalties, both administrative and criminal matters and, in case of default of serious nature, the immediate closure of the activity. The control of the companies entrusted to the Veterinary Services of the Departments of Prevention of Local Health Authorities for each area (in addition to the NAS Carabinieri or other regulatory authorities), who now make widely, to protect public health. Aquaquality realizes protocols plant management in order to be fully compliant, fully customized according to the size and characteristics of the business concerned, including commissioning the analysis of self-control laboratories by agreement and providing real “packages” of services to measure the customer and cost absolutely compatible with the management of the activity.


Aquaquality is able to offer maintenance and technical assistance of installations both purification and storage shellfish and farmed fish. Services are customizable and scalable to the needs of the customer.

  • Technical Assistance

  • Scheduled Maintenance

  • Maintenance on Request

  • Conduction System Manuals

  • Optimization System