Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on First-Quarter 2010 Earnings

Praxair Announces Conference Call Details on First-Quarter 2010 Earnings

March 30, 2010

DANBURY, Conn., March 30, 2010 — 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 28, 2010, before the market opens

Teleconference:

Wednesday, April 28, 2010, 11:00 am ET

Dial-in number:

(617) 597-5361– Passcode: 69131398

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 28, 2010

Telephone replay:

Will be available for one week, beginning at 1:00 pm ET on Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Replay number is:

(617) 801-6888 – Passcode: 81587163

Presentation materials that will be used during the teleconference will be available on Wednesday, April 28, 2010.

Praxair is the largest industrial gases company in North and South America, and one of the largest worldwide, with 2009 sales of $9 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