Ecolab 8-K 2005
Washington, D.C. 20549
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) July 25, 2005
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On July 25, 2005, Ecolab Inc. (Ecolab) announced earnings for the second quarter ended June 30, 2005. A copy of the News Release issued by Ecolab in connection with this report under Item 2.02 is attached as Exhibit (99) and incorporated by reference herein. Ecolab also will publish the News Release, including the supplemental information contained therein, on its website under the heading Investor Information.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibit is furnished pursuant to Item 2.02 of Form 8-K and should not be deemed to be filed under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
(99) Ecolab Inc. New Release dated July 25, 2005.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.