SEC FILE NUMBER
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
NOTIFICATION OF LATE FILING
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☒ Form 10-K ☐ Form 20-F ☐ Form 11-K ☐ Form 10-Q
☐ Form 10-D ☐ Form N-SAR ☐ Form N-CSR
|For Period Ended: December 31, 2018|
|☐ 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:|
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PART IREGISTRANT INFORMATION
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
Full Name of Registrant
Former Name if Applicable
1000 Alfred Nobel Drive
Address of Principal Executive Office (Street and Number)
Hercules, California 94547
City, State and Zip Code
PART IIRULES 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
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 accountants 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.
As of March 1, 2019, the filing deadline for its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2018, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (the Company) is unable to complete the filing of its Form 10-K without unreasonable effort or expense because the Company has experienced a delay in obtaining and compiling the information necessary to complete its year end procedures, including its assessment of the effectiveness of the Companys internal control over financial reporting as of December 31, 2018. The Company does not currently anticipate that its consolidated financial statements contained in the Form 10-K will differ materially from the fourth quarter and full year 2018 unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements reported in its earnings release furnished with the Form 8-K filed on February 28, 2019.
The Company anticipates that it will file its Form 10-K within the fifteen day grace period provided by Exchange Act Rule 12b-25.
PART IVOTHER INFORMATION
Name and telephone number of person to contact in regard to this notification
|Christine A. Tsingos||510||724-7000|
|(Name)||(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 operations from 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.
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
(Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
has caused this notification to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
March 4, 2019
/s/ Timothy S. Ernst
Timothy S. Ernst
Executive Vice President,
General Counsel and Secretary
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