Praxair Declares Dividend in Fourth Quarter 2007

Praxair Declares Dividend in Fourth Quarter 2007

October 23, 2007

DANBURY, Conn., October 23, 2007 — The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 30 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter. The dividend is payable on December 17, 2007 to shareholders of record on December 7, 2007.

Praxair is the largest industrial gases company in North and South America, and one of the largest worldwide, with 2006 sales of $8.3 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.

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Phone: 1-203-837-2118