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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): August 6, 2020




(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)




(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

001-36414   77-0259335


File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

8 Crosby Drive

Bedford, MA 01730

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (781) 430-3000



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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, $0.01 par value   IRBT   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

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).

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Item 8.01.

Other Events.

On August 6, 2020, the United States Trade Representative (“USTR”) notified iRobot Corporation (the “Company”) that it has determined to extend the Company’s temporary exclusion from the List 3 tariffs on the Company’s Roomba products through December 31, 2020. The official notice of extension can be found at the USTR’s website at ustr.gov.


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.


Date: August 6, 2020     iRobot Corporation

/s/ Glen D. Weinstein

    Name:   Glen D. Weinstein
    Title:   Chief Legal Officer and Secretary