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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 27, 2024
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Item 2.03 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.
On February 27, 2024, a purchaser party (the “Advancing Purchaser”) to the previously disclosed Securities Purchase Agreement (the “SPA”) dated November 8, 2023, among Arch Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) and the purchasers party thereto, advanced the Company an aggregate of $250,000 (the “Advance”), which Advance is being treated as partial prepayment of the purchase price for the Advancing Purchaser under the SPA.
The Advance included the following terms: (i) if the Closing (as defined in the SPA) does not occur on or before March 31, 2024, the Advancing Purchaser shall have the option, in lieu of being repaid the Advance, to purchase (A) pre-funded warrants to purchase up to an aggregate of 484,966 shares of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.001 per share (the “Common Stock”) (using the SPA pre-funded warrant purchase price of $0.5155 per pre-funded warrant) and (B) common warrants to purchase up to an aggregate of 484,966 shares of Common Stock (using the 100% warrant coverage provided in the SPA), in satisfaction of the Company’s obligation to repay the Advance to the Advancing Purchaser and (ii) if the Common Stock has not been approved by Nasdaq for listing on Nasdaq Capital Market by March 31, 2024, then by no later than April 2, 2024, the Company shall issue to the Advancing Purchaser (A) additional prefunded warrants to purchase up to an aggregate of 121,241 shares of Common Stock (which represents a 25% addition) and (B) additional common warrants to purchase up to an aggregate of 121,241 shares of Common Stock.

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.
Dated: March 1, 2024
/s/ Terrence W. Norchi, M.D.
Name: Terrence W. Norchi, M.D.
Title: President, Chief Executive Officer