Certification of Periodic Report
I, Norman Schwartz, Chief Executive Officer of Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (the “Company”), certify, pursuant to Section 906 of the Saran's-Oxley Act of 2002, 18 U.S.C. Section 1350, that:
the Annual Report on Form 10-K of the Company for the year ended December 31, 2016 (the “Report”) fully complies with the requirements of Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78m); and
the information contained in the Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company.
February 28, 2017
/s/ Norman Schwartz
Norman Schwartz, Chairman of the Board, President and
Chief Executive Officer
The foregoing certification is being furnished solely pursuant to 18 U.S.C. Section 1350 and is not being filed as part of the Annual Report or as a separate disclosure document.