THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

                             

                   MICHAEL JOSEPH CONNOLLY

                     Secretary of State

           ONE ASHBURTON PLACE, BOSTON, MASS 02108

                             

                                                     Federal

Identification

                                        No. 04-2170233

 

              RESTATED ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION

                             

           General Laws, Chapter 158B, Section 74

                             

      This certificate must be submitted to the Secretary of

the  Commonwealth within sixty days after the  date  of  the

vote  of  stockholders  adopting the  restated  articles  of

organization.   The  fee  for  filing  this  certificate  is

prescribed by General Laws, Chapter 156B, Section 114.  Make

check payable to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

 

                    _________________

 

We,   John  G.  Mulvany,  President,  and  Geoffrey   Nunes,

Assistant Clerk of

 

                    MILLIPORE CORPORATION

                             

located  at 80 Ashby Road, Bedford, Massachusetts  01730  do

hereby  certify  that  the  following  restatement  of   the

articles of organization of the corporation was duly adopted

at  a  meeting  held on May 2, 1985, by vote  of  10,072,345

shares of Common out of 13,773,701 shares outstanding, being

at  least two-thirds of each class of stock outstanding  and

entitled  to  vote  and of each class  or  series  of  stock

adversely affected thereby -

 

     1.   The name by which the corporation shall be known

is Millipore Corporation.

 

      2.    The purposes for which the corporation is formed

are as follows:

 

To manufacture, develop, buy, sell, assemble, install and in

any way deal in and with all kinds of filters and filtration

and  sterilization systems and products  and  all  kinds  of

laboratory  equipment and accessories; to carry on  research

in  the  compounding  of chemicals  and  in  the  fields  of

concentrating,   sterilizing,   culturing   and    filtering

microscopic and sub-microscopic particles in and from liquid

and  gaseous  systems and to use, manufacture and  sell  any

products  or processes which may result from such  research;

to  use,  manufacture, develop, buy, sell, assemble, install

and otherwise deal in and with tangible personal property of

all  kinds and description; to purchase or otherwise acquire

all  patents, patent rights, privileges, trade marks,  trade

names and privileges of any country which might seem capable

of being used for or in connection with any of the

 

 

                  See Continuation Sheet 2A

                             

      3.   The total number of shares and the par value,  if

any,  of  each  class  of  stock which  the  corporation  is

authorized to issue as follows:

 

               WITHOUT PAR VALUE             WITH PAR VALUE

CLASS OF STOCK NUMBER OF SHARES    NUMBER OF SHARES    PAR VALUE

 

Preferred            NONE

NONE

 

Common               NONE               40,000,000

$1.00

 

 

     *4.  If more than one class is authorized, a description of

each of the different classes of stock with, if any, the

preferences, voting powers, qualifications, special or relative

rights or privileges as to each class thereof and any series now

established:

 

          NONE

 

     *5.  The restrictions, if any, imposed by the articles of

organization upon the transfer of shares of stock of any class are

as follows:

 

          NONE

 

     *6.  Other lawful provisions, if any, for the conduct and

regulation of the business and affairs of the corporation, for its

voluntary dissolution, or for limiting, deriving, or regulating

the powers of the corporation, or of its directors or

stockholders, or any class of stockholders:

 

          The Directors may make, amend or repeal the By-Laws in

whole or in part, except with respect to any provision thereof

which by law or by the By-Laws requires action by the

Stockholders.

 

          Meetings of the Stockholders may be held anywhere in the

United States.

 

*if there are no such provisions, state "None".

 

 

 

                    Continuation Sheet 2A

                             

objects or purposes of this corporation, and to grant licenses for

the  use  of  and  to sell or otherwise dispose of  such  patents,

patent  rights,  trade marks, trade names and  privileges  in  any

country;  to  carry on any business permitted by the  law  of  the

Commonwealth of Massachusetts to a corporation organized under the

Business  Corporation  Law;  and  to  do  each  and  every   thing

necessary, suitable or proper for the accomplishment of any of the

purposes  or  the  attainment of any one or more  of  the  objects

herein  enumerated or which shall at any time appear conducive  to

or expedient for this corporation.

 

 

*We  further  certify  that  the foregoing  restated  articles  of

organization  effect no amendments to the articles of organization

of the corporation as heretofore amended, except amendments to the

following articles - Article 3.

 

(*if there are no such amendments, state "None".)

 

 

         Briefly describe amendments in space below:

 

Article  3.   Amended  to  increase the  authorized  capital  from

20,000,000  shares of Common Stock, $1.00 Par Value, to 40,000,000

shares of Common Stock, $1.00 Par Value.

 

IN  WITNESS  WHEREOF AND UNDER THE PENALTIES OF PERJURY,  we  have

hereto signed our names this 6th day of June in the year 1985.

 

John G. Mulvany, President

 

Geoffrey Nunes, Assistant Clerk

 

 

 

              THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

                             

              RESTATED ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION

          (General Laws, Chapter 156B, Section 74)

                             

I hereby approve the within restated articles of organization

and the filing fee in the amount of $10,150.00 having been paid,

     said articles are deemed to have been filed with me

                this 11th day of June, 1985.

                             

                             

                        MICHAEL JOSEPH CONNOLLY

                     Secretary of State

                             

                             

                             

                             

                             

                             

                             

                              

                             

                             

                             

                             

                             

                             

               TO BE FILLED IN BY CORPORATION

                             

 Photo Copy of Restated Articles of Organization to be Sent

                             

               TO:  Peter W. Walcott, Esquire

                    Millipore Corporation

                        80 Ashby Road

                      Bedford, MA 01730

                 Telephone - 275-9200, X8496

                             

                             

                             

                             

                             

                              

                             

                             

                             

              THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

                             

                   MICHAEL JOSEPH CONNOLLY

                             

                     Secretary of State

                             

          ONE ASHBURTON PLACE, BOSTON, MASS.  02108

                             

                                                           Federal

Identification

                                             No. 04-21702333

 

                    ARTICLES OF AMENDMENT

           General Laws, Chapter 156B, Section 72

                             

This  certificate  must  be submitted  to  the  Secretary  of  the

Commonwealth  within  sixty days after the date  of  the  vote  of

stockholders  adopting the amendment.  The  fee  for  filing  this

certificate  is prescribed by General Laws, Chapter 156B,  Section

114.

Make check payable to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

 

We,  John  A.  Gilmartin, President and Geoffrey Nunes,  Assistant

Clerk  of Millipore Corporation located at 80 Ashby Road, Bedford,

MA  01730  do hereby certify that the following amendment  to  the

articles of organization of the corporation was duly adopted at  a

meeting  held  on April 24, 1986, by vote of 9,835,427  shares  of

common stock out of 13,860,217 shares outstanding, being at  least

a majority of each class outstanding and entitled to vote thereon.

 

Note:   If the space provided under any Amendment or item on  this

form  is insufficient, additions shall be set forth on separate  8

1/2 x 11 sheets of paper leaving a left hand margin of at least  1

inch  for  binding.  Additions to more than one Amendment  may  be

continued  on single sheet of paper leaving a left hand margin  of

at least 1 inch for binding.  Additions to more than one Amendment

may  be  continued  on a single sheet so long  as  each  Amendment

requiring each such addition is clearly indicated.

 

 

FOR INCREASE IN CAPITAL FILL IN THE FOLLOWING:

 

The  total amount of capital stock already authorized is  40

Million shares common with par value.

 

The  amount  of  additional capital stock authorized  is  80

Million shares common with par value.

 

Voted:That  the  increase  in this Corporation's  authorized

      capital  stock  to 80 million shares of common  stock,

      par  value $1.00 per share, and the amendment  of  the

      Articles  of  Organization to reflect  such  increase,

      all  as  adopted  by  the Board of Directors,  and  as

      described   in   full   in  the  Corporation's   Proxy

      Statement,  dated March 17, 1986, be,  and  it  hereby

      is, approved and adopted.

 

 

 

 

      The  foregoing  amendment will become  effective  when

these  articles  of amendment are filed in  accordance  with

Chapter  156B,  Section 6 of The General Laws  unless  these

articles  specify, in accordance with the vote adopting  the

amendment, a later effective date not more than thirty  days

after  such filing, in which event the amendment will become

effective on such later date.

 

IN  WITNESS  WHEREOF AND UNDER THE PENALTIES OF PERJURY,  we

have  hereto  signed our names this 9th day of May,  in  the

year 1986.

 

John A. Gilmartin, President

 

Geoffrey Nunes, Assistant Clerk

 

 

 

              THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

                             

                    ARTICLES OF AMENDMENT

          (General Laws, Chapter 156B, Section 72)

                             

   I hereby approve the within articles of amendment and,

the filing fee in the amount of $20,000.00 having been paid,

  said articles are deemed to have been filed with me this

                            12th

                      day of May, 1986.

                              

                             

                             

                                   MICHAEL JOSEPH CONNOLLY

                                   Secretary of State

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

               TO BE FILLED IN BY CORPORATION

             Photo Copy of Amendment to be Sent

                             to:

                             

                  Peter W. Walcott, Esquire

                    Millipore Corporation

                        80 Ashby Road

                      Bedford, MA 01730

             Telephone (617) 275-9200, Ext. 8496

                             

              THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

                             

                   MICHAEL JOSEPH CONNOLLY

                             

                     Secretary of State

                             

          ONE ASHBURTON PLACE, BOSTON, MASS.  02108

                             

                                                           Federal

Identification

                                             No. 04-21702333

 

                    ARTICLES OF AMENDMENT

           General Laws, Chapter 156B, Section 72

                             

This  certificate  must  be submitted  to  the  Secretary  of  the

Commonwealth  within  sixty days after the date  of  the  vote  of

stockholders  adopting the amendment.  The  fee  for  filing  this

certificate  is prescribed by General Laws, Chapter 156B,  Section

114.

Make check payable to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

 

We,   John  A.  Gilmartin,  President  and  Geoffrey  Nunes,

Assistant Clerk of Millipore Corporation located at 80 Ashby

Road, Bedford, MA 01730 do hereby certify that the following

amendment to the articles of organization of the corporation

was  duly  adopted at a meeting held on April 23,  1987,  by

vote  of 19,548,103 shares of Common Stock out of 28,172,481

shares outstanding, being at least two-thirds of each  class

outstanding and entitled to vote thereon and of  each  class

or  series  of  stock  whose rights are  adversely  affected

thereof.

 

Note:   If the space provided under any Amendment or item on  this

form  is insufficient, additions shall be set forth on separate  8

1/2 x 11 sheets of paper leaving a left hand margin of at least  1

inch  for  binding.  Additions to more than one Amendment  may  be

continued  on single sheet of paper leaving a left hand margin  of

at least 1 inch for binding.  Additions to more than one Amendment

may  be  continued  on a single sheet so long  as  each  Amendment

requiring each such addition is clearly indicated.

 

To  add  to Article 6 of the corporation's Restated Articles

of Organization the following new paragraph (c):

 

     (c)  No director of the corporation shall be personally

liable  to the corporation or its stockholders for  monetary

damages  for breach of fiduciary duty as a director  to  the

extent  provided  by  applicable  law  notwithstanding   any

provision of law imposing such liability; provided, however,

that this Article 6(c) shall not eliminate the liability  of

a  director  9I)  for any breach of the director's  duly  of

loyalty  to  the corporation or its stockholders,  (ii)  for

acts  or  omissions  not  in good  faith  or  which  involve

intentional misconduct or a knowing violation of law,  (iii)

under  Section 61 or 62 of the Business Corporation  Law  of

The   Commonwealth  of  Massachusetts,  or  (iv)   for   any

transaction  from  which the director derived  any  improper

personal benefit.  The foregoing provisions of this  Article

6(c) shall not eliminate the liability of a director for any

act  or  omission occurring prior to the date on which  this

Article  6(c) becomes effective.  No amendment to or  repeal

of  this  Article 6(c) shall apply to or have any effect  on

the  liability or alleged liability of any director  of  the

corporation for or with respect to any acts or omissions  of

such director occurring prior to such amendment or repeal.

 

 

 

      The  foregoing  amendment will become  effective  when

these  articles  of amendment are filed in  accordance  with

Chapter  156B,  Section 6 of the General Laws  unless  there

articles  specify, in accordance with the vote adopting  the

amendment, a later effective date not more than thirty  days

after  such filing, in which event the amendment will become

effective on such later date.

 

IN  WITNESS  WHEREOF AND UNDER THE PENALTIES OF PERJURY,  we

have  hereto signed our names this 15th day of May,  in  the

year 1987.

 

John A. Gilmartin, President

 

Geoffrey Nunes, Assistant Clerk

 

 

              THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

                             

                    ARTICLES OF AMENDMENT

          (General Laws, Chapter 156B, Section 72)

                             

   I hereby approve the within articles of amendment and,

  the filing fee in the amount of $75.00 having been paid,

                            said

articles are deemed to have been filed with me this 22nd day

                        of May, 1987.

                              

                             

                             

                              MICHAEL JOSEPH CONNOLLY

                              Secretary of State

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

               TO BE FILLED IN BY CORPORATION

             Photo Copy of Amendment to be Sent

                             

                             To:

                             

                   Peter W. Walcott, Esq.

                    MILLIPORE CORPORATION

                        80 Ashby Road

                      Bedford, MA 01730

                  Telephone (617) 275-9200

              THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

                             

                   MICHAEL JOSEPH CONNOLLY

                     Secretary of State

                              

                     ONE ASHBURTON PLACE

                     BOSTON, MASS. 02108

                                                     Federal

Identification

                                             No. 042170233

 

                         ARTICLES OF

        MERGER OF PARENT AND SUBSIDIARY CORPORATIONS

     Pursuant to General Laws, Chapter 156B, Section 82

                             

The fee for filing this certificate is prescribed by General

                            Laws,

                 Chapter 156B, Section 114.

   Make check payable to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

                             

 

We,  Geoffrey  Nunes and Patricia A. Powers, Vice  President

and  Assistant  Clerk  of  Millipore Corporation,  organized

under the laws of Massachusetts and herein called the parent

corporation, do hereby certify as follows:

 

      1.   That the subsidiary corporation to be merged into

the parent corporations is as follows:

                                    State of            Date

of

            Name                                Organization

Organization

Dynamic     Solutions    Corporation              California

10/23/81

 

 

      2.    That the parent corporation owns at least ninety

per  cent  of  the outstanding shares of each class  of  the

stock  of each subsidiary corporation to be merged into  the

parent corporation.

 

      3.    That  in  the  case of each of  the  above-named

corporations  the laws of the state of its organization,  if

other  than Massachusetts, permit the merger herein provided

for and that all action required under the laws of each such

state  in  connection with this merger has been duly  taken.

(If  all  the corporations are organized under the  laws  of

Massachusetts   and  if  General  Laws,  Chapter   156B   is

applicable to them, then Paragraph 3 may be deleted).

 

      4.    That at a meeting of the directors of the parent

corporation  the following vote, pursuant to subsection  (a)

of General Laws, Chapter 156B, Section 82, was duly adopted:

 

              VOTES OF MILLIPORE BOARD MEETING

                        BOARD MEETING

                      February 17, 1989

                             

 

VOTED:  That  the President and the other officers  of  this

        Corporation   hereby  are  authorized  together   or

        singly  to effect the merger of Millipore's  wholly-

        owned   subsidiary,  Dynamic  Solutions  Corporation

        into Millipore Corporation; and further

 

VOTED:  That  in  connection  with this  merger  of  Dynamic

        Solutions  Corporation  with Millipore  Corporation,

        the  Officers  of this Corporation hereby  are,  and

        each  of them singly is, authorized to take all such

        action  and  to execute and deliver such  documents,

        instruments,   and  opinions  as   they   in   their

        discretion  may  deem necessary  or  appropriate  to

        carry  out  the intent of these resolutions  and  to

        effectuate said merger.

 

 

 

NOTE:   Votes  for  which the space provided  above  is  not

sufficient  should be set out on continuation sheets  to  be

numbered 2A, 2B, etc.  Continuation sheets must have a left-

hand  margin 1 inch wide for binding.  Only one side  should

be used.

                             

                             

      5.   The effective date of the merger as specified  in

the vote set out under Paragraph 4 is March 31, 1989.

 

      6.    (This  Paragraph 6 may be deleted if the  parent

corporation  is  organized under the laws of Massachusetts).

The parent corporation hereby agrees that it may be sued  in

the  Commonwealth of Massachusetts for any prior  obligation

of  any  subsidiary corporation organized under the laws  of

Massachusetts  with which is has merged, and nay  obligation

hereafter incurred by the parent corporation, including  the

obligation  created  by  subsection  (e)  of  General  Laws,

Chapter  156B, Section 82, so long as any liability  remains

outstanding   against   the  parent   corporation   in   the

Commonwealth  of  Massachusetts and  it  hereby  irrevocably

appoints  the Secretary of the commonwealth as its agent  to

accept  service of process for the enforcement of  any  such

obligations, including taxes, in the same manner as provided

in Chapter 181.

 

     IN WITNESS WHEREOF and under the penalties of perjury

we have hereto signed our names this 30th day of March,

1989.

 

Geoffrey Nunes, Vice President

 

Patricia A. Powers, Assistant Clerk

 

                COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

  ARTICLES OF MERGER OF PARENT AND SUBSIDIARY CORPORATIONS

          (General Laws, Chapter 156B, Section 82)

                             

                             

I hereby approve the within articles of merger of parent and

subsidiary corporations and, the filing fee in the amount of

$250.00 having been paid, said particles are deemed to have

been filed with me this 31st day of March, 1989.

 

 

                              MICHAEL JOSEPH CONNOLLY

                              Secretary of State

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

               TO BE FILLED IN BY CORPORATION

               Photo Copy of Merger To Be Sent

                             

                             

                             TO:

                             

                    Millipore Corporation

                        80 Ashby Road

                      Bedford, MA 01730

                  Telephone (617) 275-9200

                    Attn:  Geoffrey Nunes

              THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

                             

                   MICHAEL JOSEPH CONNOLLY

                     Secretary of State

                             

                     ONE ASHBURTON PLACE

                     BOSTON, MASS. 02108

                                                     Federal

Identification

                                             No. 042170233

 

                         ARTICLES OF

        MERGER OF PARENT AND SUBSIDIARY CORPORATIONS

     Pursuant to General Laws, Chapter 156B, Section 82

                             

The fee for filing this certificate is prescribed by General

                            Laws,

                 Chapter 156B, Section 114.

   Make check payable to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

                             

 

We,  John  A.  Gilmartin and Geoffrey Nunes,  President  and

Assistant  Clerk  of Millipore Corporation, organized  under

the  laws  of  Massachusetts and herein  called  the  parent

corporation, do hereby certify as follows:

 

      1.   That the subsidiary corporation to be merged into

the parent corporations is as follows:

 

                         State of       Date of

     Name                Organization        Organization

   Waters Associates, Inc.         Delaware       January 2,

1962

 

 

      2.    That the parent corporation owns at least ninety

per  cent  of  the outstanding shares of each class  of  the

stock  of each subsidiary corporation to be merged into  the

parent corporation.

 

      3.    That  in  the  case of each of  the  above-named

corporations  the laws of the state of its organization,  if

other  than Massachusetts, permit the merger herein provided

for and that all action required under the laws of each such

state  in  connection with this merger has been duly  taken.

(If  all  the corporations are organized under the  laws  of

Massachusetts   and  if  General  Laws,  Chapter   156B   is

applicable to them, then Paragraph 3 may be deleted).

 

      4.    That at a meeting of the directors of the parent

corporation  the following vote, pursuant to subsection  (a)

of General Laws, Chapter 156B, Section 82, was duly adopted:

 

VOTED: That  it  is  in  the  best  interests  of  MILLIPORE

       CORPORATION  to dissolve its wholly-owned subsidiary,

       WATERS  ASSOCIATES, INC., a Delaware corporation,  by

       the  merger of the said WATERS ASSOCIATES, INC.  into

       MILLIPORE CORPORATION, with MILLIPORE CORPORATION  to

       be  the  surviving corporation; said merger to become

       effective December 31, 1989.

 

 

 

 

 

NOTE:   Votes  for  which the space provided  above  is  not

sufficient  should be set out on continuation sheets  to  be

numbered 2A, 2B, etc.  Continuation sheets must have a left-

hand  margin 1 inch wide for binding.  Only one side  should

be used.

                             

     5.   The effective date of the merger specified in the

vote set out under Paragraph 4 is December 31, 1989.

 

     IN WITNESS WHEREOF and under the penalties of perjury

we have hereto signed our names this 27th day of December,

1989.

 

John A. Gilmartin, President

 

Geoffrey Nunes, Assistant Clerk

 

                COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

                             

  ARTICLES OF MERGER OF PARENT AND SUBSIDIARY CORPORATIONS

          (General Laws, Chapter 156B, Section 82)

                             

                             

     I hereby approve the within articles of merger of

parent and subsidiary corporations and, the filing fee in

the amount of $250.00 having been paid, said articles are

deemed to have been filed with me this 28th day of December,

1989.

 

Effective Date:  December 31, 1989      MICHAEL JOSEPH

CONNOLLY

                              Secretary of State

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

               TO BE FILLED IN BY CORPORATION

               Photo Copy of Merger to be Sent

                             

                 TO:  Peter W. Walcott, Esq.

                    Millipore Corporation

                        80 Ashby Road

                      Bedford, MA 01730

                  Telephone (617) 275-9200

              THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

                             

                   MICHAEL JOSEPH CONNOLLY

                     Secretary of State

                             

                     ONE ASHBURTON PLACE

                     BOSTON, MASS. 02108

                                                     Federal

Identification

                                             No. 042170233

 

                         ARTICLES OF

        MERGER OF PARENT AND SUBSIDIARY CORPORATIONS

     Pursuant to General Laws, Chapter 156B, Section 82

                             

The fee for filing this certificate is prescribed by General

                            Laws,

                 Chapter 156B, Section 114.

   Make check payable to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

                             

 

We,  John  A.  Gilmartin and Geoffrey Nunes,  President  and

Assistant  Clerk  of Millipore Corporation, organized  under

the  laws  of  Massachusetts and herein  called  the  parent

corporation, do hereby certify as follows:

 

     1.   That the subsidiary corporation(s) to be merged

into the parent corporations is as follows:

 

                         State of       Date of

     Name                Organization        Organization

MILLIPORE SECURITIES     Massachusetts         3/16/82

       CORPORATION

 

 

     2.   That the parent corporation owns at least ninety

per cent of the outstanding shares of each class of the

stock of each subsidiary corporation to be merged into the

parent corporation.

 

     3.   That in the case of each of the above-named

corporations the laws of the state of its organization, if

other than Massachusetts, permit the merger herein provided

for and that all action required under the laws of each such

state in connection with this merger has been duly taken.

(If all the corporations are organized under the laws of

Massachusetts and if General Laws, Chapter 156B is

applicable to them, then Paragraph 3 may be deleted).

 

     4.   That at a meeting of the directors of the parent

corporation the following vote, pursuant to subsection (a)

of General Laws, Chapter 156B, Section 82, was duly adopted:

 

VOTED:       That  it  is in the best interest of  MILLIPORE

             CORPORATION   to   dissolve  its   wholly-owned

             subsidiary,  MILLIPORE SECURITIES  CORPORATION,

             a  Massachusetts corporation, by the merger  of

             the  said MILLIPORE SECURITIES CORPORATION into

             MILLIPORE     CORPORATION,    with    MILLIPORE

             CORPORATION  to  be the surviving  corporation;

             said  merger  to  become  effective  upon   the

             filing   of   Articles  of  Merger   with   the

             Secretary     of     the    Commonwealth     of

             Massachusetts.

 

 

     5.   The effective date of the merger as specified in

the vote set out under Paragraph 4 is

 

     6.   (This Paragraph 6 may be deleted if the parent

corporation is organized under the laws of Massachusetts).

The parent corporation hereby agrees that it may be used in

the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for any prior obligation

of any subsidiary corporation organized under the laws of

Massachusetts with which it has merged, and any obligation

hereafter incurred by the parent corporation, including the

obligation created by subsection (e) of General Laws,

Chapter 156B, Section 82, so long as any liability remains

outstanding against the parent corporation in the

Commonwealth of Massachusetts and it hereby irrevocably

appoints the Secretary of the Commonwealth as its agent to

accept service of process for the enforcement of any such

obligations, including taxes, in the same manner as provided

in Chapter 181.

 

     IN WITNESS WHEREOF and under the penalties of perjury

we have hereto signed our names this 14th day of November,

1991.

 

John A. Gilmartin, President

 

Geoffrey Nunes, Assistant Clerk

 

 

 

                COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

                             

  ARTICLES OF MERGER OF PARENT AND SUBSIDIARY CORPORATIONS

          (General Laws, Chapter 156B, Section 82)

                             

                             

     I hereby approve the within articles of merger of

parent and subsidiary corporations and, the filing fee in

the amount of $250.00 having been paid, said articles are

deemed to have been filed with me this 21st day of November,

1991.

 

 

                              MICHAEL JOSEPH CONNOLLY

                              Secretary of State

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

               TO BE FILLED IN BY CORPORATION

               Photo Copy of Merger to be Sent

                             

                             

               To:  Peter W. Walcott, Esquire

                    Millipore Corporation

                        80 Ashby Road

                      Bedford, MA 01730

             Telephone (617) 275-9200, Ext. 8496

              THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

                             

                   MICHAEL JOSEPH CONNOLLY

                     Secretary of State

                             

                     ONE ASHBURTON PLACE

                     BOSTON, MASS. 02108

                                                     Federal

Identification

                                             No. 042170233

 

                         ARTICLES OF

        MERGER OF PARENT AND SUBSIDIARY CORPORATIONS

     Pursuant to General Laws, Chapter 156B, Section 82

                             

The fee for filing this certificate is prescribed by General

                            Laws,

                 Chapter 156B, Section 114.

   Make check payable to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

                             

 

We,  John  A.  Gilmartin and Geoffrey Nunes,  President  and

Assistant  Clerk  of Millipore Corporation, organized  under

the  laws  of  Massachusetts and herein  called  the  parent

corporation, do hereby certify as follows:

 

     1.   That the subsidiary corporation to be merged into

the parent corporation is as follows:

 

                              State of       Date of

     Name                     Organization

Organization

SEQUEMAT, INC.                     Massachusetts  5/15/73

 

 

     2.   That the parent corporation owns at least ninety

per cent of the outstanding shares of each class of the

stock of each subsidiary corporation to be merged into the

parent corporation.

 

     3.   That in the case of each of the above-named

corporations the laws of the state of its organization, if

other than Massachusetts, permit the merger herein provided

for and that all action required under the laws of each such

state in connection with this merger has been duly taken.

(If all the corporations are organized under the laws of

Massachusetts and if General Laws, Chapter 156B is

applicable to them, then Paragraph 3 may be deleted).

 

 

 

     4.   That at a meeting of the directors of the parent

corporation the following vote, pursuant to subsection (a)

of General Laws, Chapter 156B, Section 82, was duly adopted:

 

VOTED:   That it is in the best interests of Millipore

         Corporation to dissolve its wholly-owned

         subsidiary, Sequemat, Inc., a Massachusetts

         corporation, by the merger of Sequemat, Inc. into

         Millipore Corporation, with Millipore Corporation

         to be the surviving corporation, said merger to

         become effective upon the filing of the Articles

         of Merger with the Secretary of State of the

         Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

 

 

 

     5.   The effective date of the merger as specified in

the vote under Paragraph 1 is upon the filing of the

Articles of Merger.

 

IN WITNESS WHEREOF and under the penalties of perjury we

have hereto signed our names this 90th day of September,

1993.

 

John A. Gilmartin, President

 

Geoffrey Nunes, Assistant Clerk

                COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

                              

  ARTICLES OF MERGER OF PARENT AND SUBSIDIARY CORPORATIONS

          (General Laws, Chapter 156B, Section 82)

                             

     I hereby approve the within articles of merger of

parent and subsidiary corporation and, the filing fee in the

amount of $250.00 having been paid, said articles are deemed

to have been filed with me this 15th day of September, 1993.

 

                              MICHAEL JOSEPH CONNOLLY

                              Secretary of State

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

               TO BE FILLED IN BY CORPORATION

               Photo Copy of Merger to be Sent

                             

           TO:  Cynthia A. Bacon, Legal Assistant

                    Millipore Corporation

                80 Ashby Road, Mail Stop E10D

                      Bedford, MA 01730

             Telephone (617) 275-9200, Ext. 2043

                             

                THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

                             

                   MICHAEL JOSEPH CONNOLLY

                     Secretary of State

                             

                     ONE ASHBURTON PLACE

                     BOSTON, MASS. 02108

                                                     Federal

Identification

                                             No. 042170233

 

                         ARTICLES OF

        MERGER OF PARENT AND SUBSIDIARY CORPORATIONS

     Pursuant to General Laws, Chapter 156B, Section 82

                             

The fee for filing this certificate is prescribed by General

                            Laws,

                 Chapter 156B, Section 114.

   Make check payable to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

                             

 

We,  Geoffrey  Nunes and Patricia A. Powers, Vice  President

and  Assistant  Clerk  of  Millipore Corporation,  organized

under the laws of Massachusetts and herein called the parent

corporation, do hereby certify as follows:

 

      1.    That the subsidiary corporation(s) to be  merged

into the parent corporations is as follows:

 

                         State of       Date of

     Name                Organization        Organization

Waters Puerto Rico, Inc.      Delaware       12/23/76

 

 

     2.   That the parent corporation owns at least ninety

per cent of the outstanding shares of each class of the

stock of each subsidiary corporation to be merged into the

parent corporation.

 

     3.   That in the case of each of the above-named

corporations the laws of the state of its organization, if

other than Massachusetts, permit the merger herein provided

for and that all action required under the laws of each such

state in connection with this merger has been duly taken.

(If all the corporations are organized under the laws of

Massachusetts and if General Laws, Chapter 156B is

applicable to them, then Paragraph 3 may be deleted).

     4.   That at a meeting of the directors of the parent

corporation the following vote, pursuant to subsection (a)

of General Laws, Chapter 156B, Section 82, was duly adopted:

 

VOTED:  That it is in the best interests of this

        Corporation that its wholly-owned subsidiary,

        Waters Puerto Rico, Inc. be liquidated and

        dissolved by the merger of Waters Puerto Rico, Inc.

        with and into this Corporation, with this

        Corporation to be surviving corporation, said

        merger to be effective as of June 30, 1994.

 

 

5.   The effective date of the merger as specified in the

vote set out under Paragraph 4 is June 30, 1994.

 

     IN WITNESS WHEREOF and under the penalties of perjury

we have hereto signed our names this 9th day of June, 1994.

 

Geoffrey Nunes, Vice President

 

Patricia A. Powers, Assistant Clerk

 

                COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

                             

  ARTICLES OF MERGER OF PARENT AND SUBSIDIARY CORPORATIONS

          (General Laws, Chapter 156B, Section 82)

                             

                             

     I hereby approve the within articles of merger of

parent and subsidiary corporations and, the filing fee in

the amount of $250.00 having been paid, said articles are

deemed to have been filed with me this 10th day of June,

1994.

 

                              MICHAEL JOSEPH CONNOLLY

                              Secretary of State

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

               TO BE FILLED IN BY CORPORATION

               Photo Copy of Merger to be Sent

                             

                    TO:  Cynthia A. Bacon

                      Senior Paralegal

                    Millipore Corporation

                        80 Ashby Road

                      Bedford, MA 01730

             Telephone (617) 275-9200, Ext. 2043

 

 

 

                             

                             

              THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

                             

                   William Francis Galvin

                Secretary of the Commonwealth

                             

      ONE ASHBURTON PLACE, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS 02108

                              

                    ARTICLES OF AMENDMENT

           General Laws, Chapter 156B, Section 72

                             

                                                     Federal

Identification

                                             No. 04-21702333

 

We,  Geoffrey Nunes, Vice President, and Patricia A. Powers,

Assistant Clerk of Millipore Corporation located at 80 Ashby

Road,  Bedford, Massachusetts 01730, do hereby certify  that

these ARTICLES OF AMENDMENT affecting Articles NUMBERED 3 of

the  Articles of Organization were duly adopted at a meeting

held  on  April  18, 1996, by vote of 33,685,855  shares  of

Common Stock out of 44,270,089 shares outstanding, being  at

least  a  majority of each type, class or series outstanding

and entitled to vote thereon.

 

Note:   If the space provided under any Amendment or item on  this

form  is insufficient, additions shall be set forth on separate  8

1/2 x 11 sheets of paper leaving a left hand margin of at least  1

inch  for  binding.  Additions to more than one Amendment  may  be

continued  on single sheet of paper leaving a left hand margin  of

at least 1 inch for binding.  Additions to more than one Amendment

may  be  continued  on a single sheet so long  as  each  Amendment

requiring each such addition is clearly indicated.

 

To CHANGE the number of shares and the par value (if any) of

any type, class or series of stock which the corporation  is

authorized to issue, fill in the following:

 

The total presently authorized is:

 

Common         80,000,000 shares   $1.00 par value (with par

value stocks)

 

CHANGE the total authorized to:

 

Common         120,000,000 shares  $1.00 par value (with par

value stocks)

 

 

 

VOTED:       That   the   increase  in  this   Corporation's

authorized  capital stock to 120 million  shares  of  common

stock,  $1.00  par value, and the amendment to the  Restated

Articles  of Organization to reflect such increase,  all  as

adopted by the Board of Directors, and as described in  full

in  the Corporation's proxy statement, dated March 15, 1996,

be and it hereby is, approved and adopted.

 

 

 

The  foregoing  amendment will become effective  when  these

articles  of amendment are filed in accordance with  Chapter

156B,  Section  6 of The General Laws unless these  articles

specify, in accordance with the vote adopting the amendment,

a  later effective date not more than thirty days after such

filing,  in which event the amendment will become  effective

on such later date.  EFFECTIVE DATE:

 

IN  WITNESS  WHEREOF AND UNDER THE PENALTIES OF PERJURY,  we

have  hereunto signed our names this 6th day of May, in  the

year 1996.

 

Geoffrey Nunes, Vice President

 

Patricia A. Powers, Assistant Clerk

              THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

                             

                    ARTICLES OF AMENDMENT

                             

           General Laws, Chapter 156B, Section 72

                             

                             

 I hereby approve the within articles of amendment and, the

                           filing

fee in the amount of $40,000 having been paid, said articles

are deemed to have been filed, with me this 15th day of May,

                            1996.

                             

                              

                                   William Francis Galvin

                                      Secretary    of    the

Commonwealth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TO BE FILLED IN BY CORPORATION

 

PHOTOCOPY OF ARTICLES OF AMENDMENT TO BE SENT

 

 

TO:  Patricia A. Powers, Esquire

     c/o Millipore Corporation

     80 Ashby Road

     Bedford, MA 01730

     Telephone (617) 533-2272