Praxair CFO to Address Morgan Stanley Basic Materials Conference

Praxair CFO to Address Morgan Stanley Basic Materials Conference

February 22, 2010

DANBURY, Conn., February 22, 2009 — James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Morgan Stanley Basic Materials Conference in New York, NY on Friday, February 26 at 10:30 a.m. ET.

Sawyer will discuss Praxair's growth strategies and business outlook.

An audio webcast and presentation will be available on Praxair's web site at www.praxair.com/investors. A replay will also be available after the presentation.

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