8-K 1 form_8-k.htm FORM 8-K CURRENT REPORT FOR 04-03-2018



Washington, D.C. 20549






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report: April 3, 2018



(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)


    Nevada     000-30262     90-0273142    
(State or jurisdiction of incorporation) (Commission File No.) (IRS Employer Identification No.)


500 Union Street, Suite 810

Seattle, Washington 98101

                (206) 903-1351                

(Address of Registrant’s principal executive office and telephone number)


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Item 8.01 Other Events.


Issuance of Twelfth Patent on ChromaID™ Technology


On April 5, 2018, Visualant, Incorporated (the “Company”), an emerging leader in next generation optical sensor technology, announced that it had received its twelfth patent relating to its ChromaID™ technology. The invention relates to the use of the Company’s ChromaID™ technology for identifying and analyzing fluids or particles suspended in the fluid. It has a wide range of potential applications in substance identification, security screening, authentication, quality control and medical diagnostics and other industrial and consumer markets.


The patent, issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office as US Patent No. 9,869,636 B2, is entitled “Device For Evaluation Of Fluids Using Electromagnetic Energy.” A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d)     Exhibits –


Exhibit No.   Description
99.1   Press Release of Visualant, Inc. dated April 5, 2018 related to the twelfth patent award for the ChromaID™ technology.





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.



  By: /s/ Ronald P. Erickson
    Ronald P. Erickson, CEO


April 5, 2018


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