Danaher Schedules Third Quarter Conference Call

Danaher Corporation announced today that its quarterly earnings conference call for the third quarter has been scheduled for Thursday, October 19 beginning at 8:00 a.m. EDT and lasting approximately one hour. The call will be simultaneously webcast via Danaher's website at http://www.danaher.com/ with an accompanying slide presentation.

Danaher's earnings press release and its 10-Q for the 2006 third quarter will be available prior to the call on Danaher's website beginning at 6:00 a.m. EDT. In addition, the supplemental financial and statistical information referenced in the conference call will be located in the "Investor Relations" section of Danaher's website prior to the call.

A replay of the call will be available on Danaher's website later that day. There will also be a replay of the call available by telephone through Monday, October 23, 2006 shortly after the conclusion of the live call. Those interested in participating on the audio call should contact Michelle Lowe at 202-828-0850 or via e-mail at michelle.lowe@danaher.com. Danaher Corporation is a leading manufacturer of Professional Instrumentation, Industrial Technologies, and Tools and Components (http://www.danaher.com/).

SOURCE: Danaher Corporation

CONTACT: Michelle Lowe of Danaher Corporation, +1-202-828-0850,