Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on Second-Quarter 2009 Earnings

Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on Second-Quarter 2009 Earnings

June 29, 2009

DANBURY, Conn., June 29, 2009 — Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announces the following details for its second-quarter earnings release and teleconference call, which will be open to the public and to the media in listen-only mode.

 Earnings release:  Wednesday, July 29, 2009, before the market opens
 Teleconference:  Wednesday, July 29, 2009, 11:00 am ET
 Dial-in number:  (857) 350-1591 — Passcode: 69882993
 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, July 29, 2009
 Telephone replay:  Will be available for one week, beginning at 1:00 pm ET on Wednesday, July 29, 2009
 Replay number is: (617) 801-6888 — Passcode: 20726754 

Presentation materials that will be used during the teleconference will be available on Wednesday, July 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