2004 EQUITY INCENTIVE PLAN
INTERNATIONAL STOCK OPTION AGREEMENT
(NONSTATUTORY STOCK OPTION)
Pursuant to your Stock Option Grant Notice (“ Grant Notice ”) and this International Stock Option
Agreement, Dionex Corporation (the “ Company ”) has granted you an option under its 2004 Equity Incentive
Plan (the “ Plan ”) to purchase the number of shares of the Company’s Common Stock indicated in your Grant
Notice at the exercise price indicated in your Grant Notice. Defined terms not explicitly defined in this
International Stock Option Agreement but defined in the Plan shall have the same definitions as in the Plan.
The details of your option are as follows:
1. VESTING. Subject to the limitations contained herein, your option will vest as provided in your Grant
Notice, provided that vesting will cease upon the termination of your Continuous Service.
2. NUMBER OF SHARES AND EXERCISE PRICE. The number of shares of Common Stock subject to your
option and your exercise price per share (in United States dollars) referenced in your Grant Notice may be
adjusted from time to time for Capitalization Adjustments.
3. METHOD OF PAYMENT. Payment of the exercise price is due in full upon exercise of all or any part of
your option. All amounts due are payable in United States dollars based, if applicable, upon the local currency to
United States dollar exchange rate published in the U.S. West Coast edition of The Wall Street Journal on the
date of exercise of your option (or, if the date of exercise is not a business day in the United States, the next
business day in the United States). You may elect to make payment of the exercise price in cash or by check or
in any other manner permitted by your Grant Notice, which may include one or more of the following:
(a) Provided that at the time of exercise the Common Stock is publicly traded and quoted regularly in The
Wall Street Journal , pursuant to a program developed under Reg