Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for November 27th

  Ecolab Schedules Webcast of Industry Conference for November 27th

Business Wire

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- November 20, 2012

Ecolab Inc.’s Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Douglas M.
Baker, Jr., will address financial analysts at Citigroup’s 2012 Basic
Materials Conference in New York, NY on Tuesday, November 27. Ecolab will host
a live webcast of Mr. Baker’s presentation. Details for the webcast are as
follows:

TIME:       10:15 am Eastern Time

DATE:         Tuesday, November 27, 2012

DURATION:     Approximately 30 minutes

LOCATION:     http://www.ecolab.com/investor

ARCHIVE:      A replay of the webcast will be available through
              December 7, 2012.
              

To access the webcast, go to the Investor Calendar section of Ecolab’s web
site at www.ecolab.com/investor 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. For more news and information,
visit www.ecolab.com.

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Contact:

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