Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on First-Quarter 2009 Earnings

Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on First-Quarter 2009 Earnings

April 06, 2009

DANBURY, Conn., April 6, 2009 — Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announces the following details for its first-quarter earnings release and teleconference call, which will be open to the public and to the media in listen-only mode.

 Earnings release:  Wednesday, April 29, 2009, before the market opens
Teleconference:   Wednesday, April 29, 2009, 11:00 am ET
 Dial-in number: (857) 350-1683 — Passcode: 85466880 
 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, April 29, 2009
Telephone replay:   Will be available for one week, beginning at 1:00 pm ET on Wednesday, April 29, 2009
 Replay number is: (617) 801-6888 — Passcode: 50686794 

Presentation materials that will be used during the teleconference will be available on Wednesday, April 29, 2009.

Praxair is the largest industrial gases company in North and South America, and one of the largest worldwide, with 2008 sales of $10.8 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 diverse group of industries, including aerospace, chemicals, electronics, energy, food and beverage, 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