SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): April 28, 2006
THE CLOROX COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other
1221 Broadway, Oakland, California 94612-1888
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
On April 28, 2006, the Management Development and Compensation Committee of The Clorox Company
(the Company) adopted an Interim Executive Officer Deferred Compensation Plan (the Plan).
Participation in the Plan is limited to individuals serving as interim chairman, interim chief
executive officer or interim president of the Company. The Plan permits a participant to elect to
defer the receipt of all or a portion of the compensation otherwise payable to him or her by the
Company on a pre-tax basis and to allocate the deferrals to cash or deferred stock units, as set
forth in the Plan. The Companys interim chairman and interim chief executive officer, Robert W.
Matschullat, has elected to participate in the Plan.
The foregoing summary is qualified in its entirety by the full text of the Plan, a copy of
which is attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
||The Clorox Company Interim Executive Officer Deferred Compensation Plan