SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Marsh Laurie M

(Last) (First) (Middle)
ECOLAB INC.
370 WABASHA STREET NORTH

(Street)
SAINT PAUL MN 55102

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
11/01/2013
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
ECOLAB INC [ ECL ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Senior VP - Human Resources
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Common Stock 2,906 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Units (1) (1) Common Stock 2,772 (1) D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) 12/01/2012(2) 12/01/2021 Common Stock 6,300 55.595 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) 12/05/2013(2) 12/05/2022 Common Stock 5,400 71.54 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. The units will vest on February 28, 2014, subject to continued employment at the vesting date. Each restricted stock unit represents a contingent right to receive one share of Ecolab Inc. common stock.
2. The option will be exercisable, on a cumulative basis, as to one-third of the option shares (excluding any fractional portion less than one share), on each of the first and second anniversaries of the date of grant and as to the remaining shares on the third anniversary of the date of grant. The date listed in the Date Exercisable column is the first anniversary of the date of grant.
David F. Duvick, as Attorney-in-Fact for Laurie M. Marsh 11/07/2013
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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