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): September 20, 2021
Verrica Pharmaceuticals Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
44 W. Gay St., Suite
400 West Chester, PA
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (484) 453-3300
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On September 20, 2021, Verrica Pharmaceuticals Inc. (the “Registrant”) announced that it received a complete response letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (the “FDA”) identifying deficiencies at a facility of a contract manufacturing organization for its New Drug Application (the “NDA”) for VP-102 for the treatment of molluscum contagiosum. The identified deficiencies do not specifically relate to the manufacturing of VP-102, but instead raise general quality issues at the facility. The FDA did not identify any clinical, safety or product specific chemistry, manufacturing, and controls deficiencies related to the NDA.
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.
|Verrica Pharmaceuticals Inc.|
|Date: September 20, 2021|
/s/ P. Terence Kohler Jr.
|P. Terence Kohler Jr.|
|Chief Financial Officer|