Ecolab Schedules Webcast and Conference Call on February 26th

  Ecolab Schedules Webcast and Conference Call on February 26th

Business Wire

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- February 13, 2013

Ecolab will host a live webcast of its fourth quarter earnings conference
call. A news release containing fourth quarter results and future earnings
guidance is expected to be issued before the market opens on February 26,
2013.

Details for the public webcast are as follows:

TIME:        1:00 pm Eastern Time

DATE:           Tuesday, February 26, 2013

DURATION:       One hour

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

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
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. More Ecolab news and
information is available at www.ecolab.com.

(ECL-C)

Contact:

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