SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 5, 2018
ARCH THERAPEUTICS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction||(Commission||(I.R.S. Employer|
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
|235 Walnut Street, Suite 6|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (617) 431-2313
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|Item 7.01||Regulation FD Disclosure.|
On February 5, 2018, Arch Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing the publication of a study in the peer-reviewed journal Dermatologic Surgery, the official journal of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, detailing the results of the Company’s AC5™ Topical Hemostatic Device clinical trial that was conducted in Western Europe during 2016 (the “Study”). The text of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
The results of the Study were previously reported in summary form in a press release issued by the Company on August 15, 2016, which can be accessed at the following address: https://ir.archtherapeutics.com/press-releases/detail/477/arch-therapeutics-reports-ac5-topical-hemostatic-device.
|Item 8.01||Other Events.|
The disclosure under Item 7.01 (Regulation FD Disclosure) is incorporated herein by reference.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
(d) The following exhibits are being filed herewith:
|99.1||Press Release issued by Arch Therapeutics, Inc. on February 5, 2018|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|ARCH THERAPEUTICS, INC.|
|Dated: February 5, 2018||By:||/s/ Terrence W. Norchi, M.D.|
|Name: Terrence W. Norchi, M.D.|
|Title: President, Chief Executive Officer|