Colgate Declares Regular Quarterly Dividends

  Colgate Declares Regular Quarterly Dividends

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- January 10, 2013

The Board of Directors of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE: CL) today declared
quarterly cash dividends of $.62 per common share, payable on February 15,
2013, to shareholders of record on January 24, 2013. The Company has paid
uninterrupted dividends on its common stock since 1895.

About Colgate-Palmolive: Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer
products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and
Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and
territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand names
as Colgate, Palmolive, Mennen, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso,
Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Soupline, and Suavitel, as
well as Hill's Science Diet and Hill's Prescription Diet. For more information
about Colgate's global business, visit the Company's web site at To learn more about Colgate’s global oral
health education program, Bright Smiles, Bright Futures™, please visit



Colgate-Palmolive Company
Bina Thompson, 212-310-3072
Hope Spiller, 212-310-2291
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