Responsibility statement by the Personally Liable Partner

To the best of our knowledge, and in accordance with the applicable accounting principles for financial reporting, the consolidated financial statements give a true and fair view of the net assets, financial position and results of operations of the Group, and the management report of the Group includes a fair review of the development, performance and results of the business and the position of the Group, together with a cogent description of the principal opportunities and risks associated with the expected development of the Group.

Düsseldorf, January 27, 2012

Henkel Management AG
Management Board

Kasper Rorsted,
Jan-Dirk Auris, Kathrin Menges, Bruno Piacenza,
Dr. Lothar Steinebach, Hans Van Bylen