SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Shotts Philip G.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
300 PARK AVENUE

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
06/18/2018
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
COLGATE PALMOLIVE CO [ CL ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Vice President and Controller
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Common Stock 41,449 D
Common Stock 48,023 I By Issuer's 401(k) Plan Trustee
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Option (Right to Buy) (1) 09/13/2018 Common Stock 17,000 52.27 D
Stock Option (Right to Buy) (2) 09/12/2019 Common Stock 17,719 59.28 D
Stock Option (Right to Buy) (3) 09/10/2021 Common Stock 19,737 61.93 D
Stock Option (Right to Buy) (4) 09/10/2020 Common Stock 17,645 64 D
Stock Option (Right to Buy) (5) 09/08/2022 Common Stock 18,369 72.99 D
Stock Option (Right to Buy) (6) 09/25/2023 Common Stock 17,777 73 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Option became exercisable in one-third increments beginning on the first anniversary of the September 13, 2012 grant date.
2. Option became exercisable in one-third increments beginning on the first anniversary of the September 12, 2013 grant date.
3. Option became exercisable in one-third increments beginning on the first anniversary of the September 10, 2015 grant date.
4. Option became exercisable in one-third increments beginning on the first anniversary of the September 10, 2014 grant date.
5. Option became exercisable in one-third increments beginning on the first anniversary of the September 8, 2016 grant date.
6. Option becomes exercisable in one-third increments beginning on the first anniversary of the September 25, 2017 grant date.
Remarks:
Exhibit 24 - Power of Attorney
/s/ Kristine Hutchinson, Attorney-in-Fact 06/28/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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POWER OF ATTORNEY

Know all by these presents, that the undersigned hereby constitutes
and appoints each of Jennifer Daniels, Nina Huffman,
Kristine Hutchinson, Rebecca Weinstein and
Lauren Lipson, or any of them signing singly, and with full
power of substitution, the undersigned's true and lawful attorney-in-fact to:

(1) prepare, execute in the undersigned's name and on the undersigned's
behalf, and submit to the U.S. Securities and Exchange
Commission (the "SEC") a Form ID, including amendments thereto,
and any other documents necessary or appropriate to obtain
codes and passwords enabling the undersigned to make electronic
filings with the SEC of reports required by Section 16(a)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or any rule or regulation of the SEC;

(2) execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned's
capacity as an officer and/or director of Colgate-Palmolive
Company (the "Company"), Forms 3, 4, and 5 in accordance with
Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
and the rules thereunder;

(3) do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned
which may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any such
Form 3, 4, or 5, complete and execute any amendment or amendments
thereto,
 and timely file such forms with
the SEC and any stock exchange or similar authority; and

(4) take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the
foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact,
may be of benefit to, in the best interest of, or legally required by,
the undersigned, it being understood that the documents
executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned
pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and
shall contain such terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact 
may approve in such attorney-in-fact's discretion.

The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full power
and authority to do and perform any and every act and thing
whatsoever requisite, necessary, or proper to be done in the exercise
of any of the rights and powers herein granted, as fully to
all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or could do if
personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation,
hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or 
such attorney-in-fact's substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully
do or cause to be done by virtue of this power of attorney and the
rights and powers herein granted.  The undersigned acknowledges
that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity
at the request of the undersigned, are not assuming, nor is the
Company assuming, any of the undersigned's responsibilities to
comply with Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until
the undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4, and 5
with respect to the undersigned's holdings of and transactions
in securities issued by the Company, unless earlier revoked
by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the
foregoing attorneys-in-fact.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney 
to be executed as of this 18 day of June, 2018.

     
		/s/ Philip G. Shotts
		Philip G. Shotts