Praxair Executive to Address UBS Conference

Praxair Executive to Address UBS Conference

February 01, 2006

DANBURY, Conn., February 1, 2006 — Robert Hossack, managing director, Praxair Canada Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the UBS Grass Roots Chemical Conference in Miami, Florida, on February 9, at 10:00 am Eastern Time.

Hossack will discuss growth opportunities in energy markets.

An audio webcast and presentation will be available on Praxair's web site at www.praxair.com/investors. A replay will also be available after the presentation.

Praxair is the largest industrial gases company in North and South America, and one of the largest worldwide, with 2005 sales of $7.7 billion. The company produces, sells and distributes atmospheric and process gases, and high-performance surface coatings. More information on Praxair is available on the Internet at www.praxair.com.

Contact
Media Contact:
Jason Stewart

Email: jason_stewart@praxair.com

Phone: 1-203-837-2448

Investor Relations Contact:
Kelcey Hoyt

Email: kelcey_hoyt@praxair.com

Phone: 1-203-837-2118