MIRROR SAVINGS PLAN
FIRST DECLARATION OF AMENDMENT
Pursuant to Section 1.3 of the Ecolab Mirror Savings Plan ("Plan") and Section 5.1 of the Ecolab Inc.
Administrative Document for Non-Qualified Benefit Plans which is incorporated into the Plan by reference
("Administrative Document"), the Company amends the Plan as set forth below.
1. Subsections (1) and (2) of Section 6.1 of the Plan are hereby amended to read as follows:
"(1) HYPOTHETICAL INVESTMENT FUND FOR MATCHING CONTRIBUTIONS. The Company has
designated the Ecolab Stock Fund under the Savings Plan as the Hypothetical Investment Fund for Matching
Contributions. Matching Contributions shall be deemed to have been invested in the Ecolab Stock Fund for
purposes of crediting earnings and losses to the portion of the Executive's Account which is attributable to
Matching Contributions. Earnings on any amounts deemed to have been invested in the Ecolab Stock Fund shall
be deemed to have been reinvested in the Ecolab Stock Fund.
(2) HYPOTHETICAL INVESTMENT FUNDS FOR EXECUTIVE DEFERRALS. The Hypothetical
Investment Funds for purposes of the portion of an Executive's Account which is attributable to his Executive
Deferrals shall be those same Investment Funds designated by the Company from time to time under the Savings
Plan. Each Executive (or his Death Beneficiary) shall be deemed to have elected one or more Hypothetical
Investment Funds in which his Executive Deferrals are deemed to have been invested for purposes of crediting
earnings and losses to the portion of the Executive's Account which is attributable to Executive Deferrals. The
Executive's or Death Beneficiary's deemed election of Hypothetical Investment Funds hereunder shall be based
on the Executive's or Death Beneficiary's investment election (or default election) under the Savings Plan, as in
effect from time to time. The Company may deem an Executive's Executive Deferrals to have been invested in the
Hypothetical Investment Fund deemed elected by the Executive, if