Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on Third-Quarter 2008 Earnings

Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on Third-Quarter 2008 Earnings

September 29, 2008

DANBURY, Conn., September 29, 2008 — Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announces the following details for its third-quarter earnings release and teleconference call, which will be open to the public and to the media in listen-only mode.

Earnings release:

Wednesday, October 29, 2008, before the market opens

Teleconference:

Wednesday, October 29, 2008, 11:00 am ET

Dial-in number:

(617) 597-5346 – Passcode: 65157179

Webcast:

Listen-only mode via Internet broadcast from Praxair's web site

Web replay:

Will be available beginning at 2:00 pm ET on Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Telephone replay:

Will be available for one week, beginning at 1:00 pm ET on Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Replay number is:

(617) 801-6888 – Passcode: 52591911

Presentation materials that will be used during the teleconference will be available on Wednesday, October 29, 2008.

Praxair is the largest industrial gases company in North and South America, and one of the largest worldwide, with 2007 sales of $9.4 billion. The company produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and high-performance surface coatings. Praxair products, services and technologies bring productivity and environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries, including aerospace, chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, metals and others. More information on Praxair is available on the Internet at www.praxair.com.

Contact
Media Contact:
Susan Szita Gore

Email: susan_szita-gore@praxair.com

Phone: 1-203-837-2311

Investor Relations Contact:
Elizabeth Hirsch

Email: liz_hirsch@praxair.com

Phone: 1-203-837-2354