Form SD





Washington, D.C. 20549




Specialized Disclosure Report




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Michigan   0-17988   38-2367843

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

620 Lesher Place

Lansing, MI

(Address of principal executive offices)   (zip code)

Steven J. Quinlan (517) 372-9200

(Name and telephone number, including area code, of the person to contact in connection with this report).



Check the appropriate box to indicate the rule pursuant to which this form is being filed, and provide the period to which the information in this form applies:


Rule 13p-1 under the Securities Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13p-1) for the reporting period from January 1 to December 31, 2017.




Section 1 – Conflict Minerals Disclosure

Item 1.01 Conflict Minerals Disclosure and Report


This is the Conflict Minerals Disclosure of Neogen Corporation (“Neogen” or the “Company”) for calendar year 2017. Certain terms in this report are defined in Rule 13p-1.

In accordance with Section 1502 of the Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Act”) governing conflict minerals, registrants must determine whether any of the conflict minerals (defined by the Act as Tin (Cassiterite), Tungsten (Wolframite), Tantalum (Columbite-Tantalite or Coltan), and Gold (the “3TGs” or “Conflict Minerals”)) are necessary to the functionality or production of its manufactured products. If so, the registrant must conduct a Reasonable Country of Origin Inquiry (“RCOI”) to determine whether any of the Conflict Minerals in its manufactured products originated in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (“DRC”) or any adjoining country (together with the DRC, the “Covered Countries”).

Conflict Minerals Disclosure:

Neogen Corporation’s Conflict Minerals Report, files as Exhibit 1.01 hereto, is publicly available on its website at as well as on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s EDGAR database at The content of any website referred to in this Form SD, and any information accessible through such websites, is included for general information only and is not incorporated by reference in this Form SD nor deemed filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Item 1.02 Exhibit

Neogen Corporation’s Conflict Minerals Report for the year ended December 31, 2017 is filed as Exhibit 1.01 hereto.

Section 2 – Exhibits

Item 2.01 Exhibits


Exhibit 1.01    – Conflict Minerals Report as required by Items 1.01 and 1.02 of Form SD.


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 duly authorized undersigned.


Neogen Corporation


/s/ Steven J. Quinlan     May 31, 2018  


Steven J. Quinlan     Date   
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary