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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

 

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)

OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): August 30, 2021

 

CYTOSORBENTS CORPORATION

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter) 

 

Delaware   001-36792   98-0373793
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

 

7 Deer Park Drive, Suite K,

Monmouth Junction, New Jersey

08852
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (732) 329-8885

 

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

  ¨  Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

  ¨  Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

  ¨  Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

  ¨  Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which
registered
common stock, $0.001 par value CTSO The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (Nasdaq Capital Market)

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging Growth Company ¨

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  

 ¨

 

 

 

 

 

Item 8.01 Other Events

 

On August 30, 2021, CytoSorbents Corporation (the “Company”) and Aferetica srl (Italy) issued a press release announcing the commercial launch of Aferetica’s PerLife™ ex vivo organ perfusion system for kidney and liver transplant and CytoSorbents’ PerSorb™ adsorber, based on the CytoSorbents ECOS-300CY™ sorbent technology to remove inflammatory mediators during ex vivo organ perfusion, at the European Society of Organ Transplantation (ESOT) Congress in Milan, Italy from August 29–September 1, 2021. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated by reference herein.

 

On September 1, 2021, the Company issued a press release announcing that topline results from its CytoSorb Therapy in COVID-19 (CTC) multicenter registry were presented at the 40th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (ISICEM 2021) in Brussels, Belgium on August 31, 2021. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated by reference herein.

 

Item 9.01 Exhibits

 

(d) Exhibits

 

Exhibit
No.
Description
99.1 Press Release of the Company, dated August 30, 2021
99.2 Press Release of the Company, dated September 1, 2021
104 Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded with the Inline XBRL document)

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURES

 

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: September 1, 2021 CYTOSORBENTS CORPORATION
     
  By: /s/ Dr. Phillip P. Chan
  Name: Dr. Phillip P. Chan
  Title: Chief Executive Officer

 

 

 

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