Ecolab Schedules Webcast and Conference Call on October 30th

  Ecolab Schedules Webcast and Conference Call on October 30th

Business Wire

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- October 16, 2012

Ecolab will host a live webcast of its third quarter earnings conference call.
A news release containing third quarter results and future earnings guidance
is expected to be issued before the market opens on October 30, 2012.

Details for the public webcast are as follows:

TIME:         1:00 pm Eastern Time

DATE:         Tuesday, October 30, 2012

DURATION:     One hour


ARCHIVE:      A replay of the webcast and supplemental data will be available
              on Ecolab’s web site.

To access the webcast, go to the Investor portion of the Company’s Web site at and click on the webcast details. Listening to the
webcast requires Internet access and the Windows Media Player or other
compatible streaming media player.

With 2011 pro forma sales of $11 billion and more than 40,000 employees,
Ecolab Inc. (NYSE: ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy
technologies and services that provide and protect clean water, safe food,
abundant energy and healthy environments. Ecolab delivers comprehensive
programs and services tothe food, energy, healthcare, industrial and
hospitality markets in more than 160 countries. More Ecolab news and
information is available at



Ecolab Inc.
Investor Contacts:
Michael Monahan, 651-293-2809
Lisa Curran, 651-293-2185
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