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Silk Therapeutics - First Skincare Line To Earn 'Made In USA' Certification

Silk Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that the company has recently been recognized as 'Made in the USA Certified.' Silk Therapeutics' PureProC skin care product line is the first and only skin care company to be Made in the USA Certified. Made in USA Certified, Inc., is the nation’s leading independent certification source. To earn the certification, Silk Therapeutics went through a rigorous supply chain audit to confirm compliance with U.S. laws and regulations in regards to the 'Made in USA' claim. Consumers know that when they see the 'Made in USA' seal, the claim has been verified, tested and true. The company's PureProC skin care product line will now carry the Made in USA Certified seal.

"With our background in medical device development and manufacturing, we are steadfast in the use of the highest quality ingredients and maintaining rigorous standards for manufacturing our PureProC products. We believe this commitment to quality products and manufacturing processes enabled Silk Therapeutics to be the only skin care company to pass the Made in USA certification requirements," said Greg Altman, PhD, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Silk Therapeutics. "Silk Therapeutics is proud to maintain our manufacturing operations in the United States. In fact, our research laboratories and manufacturing are all conducted right here in Massachusetts."

About Pure Silk Protein Technology
The company’s skin care products are made from natural silk, which has been used for centuries in medicine and health. The highly advanced, proprietary pure silk protein technology in PureProC naturally surrounds, protects and delivers molecules such as vitamin C in their active form, to the skin, without the need for synthetic additives or the addition of harsh chemical preservatives. Natural silk protein enables vitamin C and other important molecules to fully absorb into the skin, delivering a concentrated, targeted, consistent dose of active ingredients. The silk protein in PureProC also stabilizes the skin’s collagen and molecular network, locking in moisture, revitalizing its tone and texture, and protecting the skin from pollutants.

About Made in USA Certified, Inc.
Since 2009, Made in USA Certified, Inc. is the nation’s leading independent “Made in USA” certification source. Made in USA Certification USA was established to represent manufacturers, producers, pharmaceutical and service providers of the United States of America. The organization is dedicated to educating and promoting the quality, quantity and variety of United States industry to show why we need "Made in USA Certified" manufactured products and services. To learn more about what it means to be "Made in the USA Certified" visit their website.

About Silk Therapeutics
Silk Therapeutics, Inc., headquartered in Boston, MA, is the leader in silk protein solutions for human health and wellness. Silk Therapeutics' proprietary pure silk technology platform was developed by company co-founders, Greg Altman, PhD, and Rebecca Horan, PhD, in collaboration with David Kaplan, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering at Tufts University. The team, collectively, has over 60 years of experience in silk protein engineering with over 700 peer-reviewed publications. Its pure silk protein technology effectively stabilizes and naturally delivers molecules to the skin, and has been used in a number of medical applications, as well as skin care products. To learn more about the company's pure silk technology and PureProC, please visit our website.