CORRECTING and REPLACING Ecolab Declares Regular Dividend

CORRECTION...by Ecolab Inc.

ST. PAUL, Minn.--()--Dates in first sentence of release dated February 25, 2016, should read: The board of directors of Ecolab Inc. today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.35 per common share, to be paid April 15, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 15, 2016. (instead of The board of directors of Ecolab Inc. today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.35 per common share, to be paid March 15, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 15, 2016.)

The corrected release reads:

ECOLAB DECLARES REGULAR DIVIDEND

The board of directors of Ecolab Inc. today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.35 per common share, to be paid April 15, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 15, 2016.

Ecolab has paid cash dividends on its common stock for 79 consecutive years.

About Ecolab
A trusted partner at more than one million customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. With 2015 sales of $13.5 billion and 47,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use and improve operational efficiencies for customers in the food, healthcare, energy, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world. For more Ecolab news and information, visit www.ecolab.com.

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Contacts

Ecolab Inc.
Michael Monahan, 651-250-2809

Contacts

Ecolab Inc.
Michael Monahan, 651-250-2809