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Proxy Statement Pursuant to Section 14(a) of the Securities
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On the evening of September 1, 2011, The Clorox Company provided the following statement:
“Among other things, Mr. Icahn is looking to fund up to half of the purchase price of his inadequate, non-credible proposal by borrowing from Clorox stockholders, and he did not provide any terms or conditions for the debt he would borrow from stockholders.”
Important Additional Information
The Clorox Company (“Clorox”), its directors and certain of its executive officers may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from Clorox stockholders in connection with the matters to be considered at Clorox’s 2011 Annual Meeting. Clorox intends to file a proxy statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) in connection with any such solicitation of proxies from Clorox stockholders. CLOROX STOCKHOLDERS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO READ ANY SUCH PROXY STATEMENT AND ACCOMPANYING PROXY CARD WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE AS THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION. Information regarding the identity of potential participants, and their direct or indirect interests, by security holdings or otherwise, will be set forth in the proxy statement and other materials to be filed with the SEC in connection with Clorox’s 2011 Annual Meeting. This information can also be found in Clorox’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended June 30, 2011, filed with the SEC on Aug. 26, 2011, and in Clorox’s proxy statement for the 2010 Annual Meeting, filed with the SEC on Oct. 1, 2010. To the extent holdings of Clorox securities have changed since the amounts printed in the proxy statement for the 2010 Annual Meeting, such changes have been or will be reflected on Statements of Change in Ownership on Form 4 filed with the SEC. Stockholders will be able to obtain any proxy statement, any amendments or supplements to the proxy statement and other documents filed by Clorox with the SEC for no charge at the SEC’s website at Copies will also be available at no charge at Clorox’s website at or by writing to Clorox at 1221 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612.