DHR Announces Quarterly Dividend

Danaher Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a regular quarterly dividend of $0.02 per share payable on January 27, 2006 to holders of record on December 31, 2005.

Danaher Corporation is a leading manufacturer of Professional Instrumentation, Industrial Technologies and Tools and Components. (http://www.danaher.com/)

SOURCE: Danaher Corporation

CONTACT: Andy Wilson, Vice President, Investor Relations of Danaher
Corporation, +1-202-828-0850 or Fax: +1-202-828-0860