Washington, DC 20549



FORM 12b-25





(Check one): ☐ Form 10-K ☐ Form 20-F ☐ Form 11-K ☒ Form 10-Q ☐ Form 10-D ☐ Form N-SAR ☐ Form N-CSR



  For Period Ended: September 30, 2022                                 


☐ Transition Report on Form 10-K

☐ Transition Report on Form 20-F

☐ Transition Report on Form 11-K

☐ Transition Report on Form 10-Q

☐ Transition Report on Form N-SAR

For the Transition Period Ended:                  

  For the Transition Period Ended:                                                                   


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Nothing in this form shall be construed to imply that the Commission has verified any information contained herein.


If the notification relates to a portion of the filing checked above, identify the Item(s) to which the notification relates:





Starco Brands, Inc.
Full Name of Registrant


Former Name if Applicable


250 26th Street, Suite 200
Address of Principal Executive Office (Street and Number)


Santa Monica, CA 90402
City, State and Zip Code




PART II - RULES 12b-25(b) AND (c)


If the subject report could not be filed without unreasonable effort or expense and the registrant seeks relief pursuant to Rule 12b- 25(b), the following should be completed. (Check box if appropriate)




The reason described in reasonable detail in Part III of this form could not be eliminated without unreasonable effort or expense;

(b) The subject annual report, semi-annual report, transition report on Form 10-K, Form 20-F, Form 11-K, Form N-SAR or Form N-CSR, or portion thereof, will be filed on or before the fifteenth calendar day following the prescribed due date; or the subject quarterly report or transition report on Form 10-Q or subject distribution report on Form 10-D, or portion thereof, will be filed on or before the fifth calendar day following the prescribed due date; and
  (c) The accountant’s statement or other exhibit required by Rule 12b-25(c) has been attached if applicable.




State below in reasonable detail why Forms 10-K, 20-F, 11-K, 10-Q, 10-D, N-SAR, N-CSR, or the transition report or portion thereof, could not be filed within the prescribed time period.


The Company completed a material acquisition on September 12, 2022, as reported on the Company's Current Report on Form 8-K, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 15, 2022. The Company is in the process of preparing and reviewing the financial and other information for its Form 10-Q report for the quarter period ended September 30, 2022, including the added burden of incorporating the acquired company's financial information into the Company's financial reporting, and the XBRL tagging of new financial information, and does not expect the report will be finalized for filing by the prescribed due date without unreasonable effort or expense. The Company needs additional time to complete its financial statements, as well as to have the report reviewed by its accountants and attorneys. The Company undertakes the responsibility to file such report no later than five days following the prescribed due date.






Name and telephone number of person to contact in regard to this notification:


Ross Sklar







(Area Code)


(Telephone Number)




Have all other periodic reports required under Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 during the preceding 12 months or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such report(s) been filed? If answer is no, identify report(s). Yes ☒ No ☐




Is it anticipated that any significant change in results of operation for the corresponding period for the last fiscal year will be reflected by the earnings statements to be included in the subject report or portion thereof? Yes ☐ No ☒


If so, attach an explanation of the anticipated change, both narratively and quantitatively, and, if appropriate, state the reasons why a reasonable estimate of the results cannot be made.



Starco Brands, Inc.

(Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)



has caused this notification to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


 Date:         November 14, 2022


/s/ Ross Sklar




 Ross Sklar




 Chief Executive Officer