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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
 
May 3, 2017
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
 
Flex Pharma, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Delaware
 
001-36812
 
46-5087339
(State or other jurisdiction
 
(Commission File Number)
 
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
of incorporation)
 
 
 
 
 
800 Boylston Street, 24th Floor
Boston, MA
 
02199
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(Zip Code)
 
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (617) 874-1821
 
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligations of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
 
o                 Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
 
o                 Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
 
o                 Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
 
o                 Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

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 x
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.     x






Item 2.02                                           Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
 
On May 3, 2017, Flex Pharma, Inc. issued a press release announcing its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2017. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
 
The information in this Item 2.02 and Exhibit 99.1 hereto is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or the Exchange Act, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall they be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing under the Exchange Act or the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
 
Item 9.01                                           Financial Statements and Exhibits.
 
(d)                                 Exhibits
 
Exhibit No.
 
Description
99.1

 
Press Release of Flex Pharma, Inc. dated May 3, 2017.






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.
 
 
Flex Pharma, Inc.
 
 
Dated: May 3, 2017
 
 
By:
/s/ Robert Hadfield
 
 
Robert Hadfield
 
 
General Counsel and Secretary







INDEX TO EXHIBITS
 
Exhibit No.
 
Description
99.1

 
Press Release of Flex Pharma, Inc. dated May 3, 2017.