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): August 5, 2019
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 August 5, 2019, Arch Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release that announced the results of two studies conducted to assess the antimicrobial properties of the Company’s AC5TM self-assembling peptide technology platform (AC5), and provided an update on the status of the Company’s application for a CE Mark for its AC5 Topical Hemostat product. The text of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
|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 August 5, 2019|
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: August 5, 2019||By:||/s/ Terrence W. Norchi, M.D.|
|Name: Terrence W. Norchi, M.D.|
|Title: President, Chief Executive Officer|