Praxair Declares Dividend in Third Quarter 2010

Praxair Declares Dividend in Third Quarter 2010

October 27, 2010

DANBURY, Conn., October 27, 2010 — The board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has declared a quarterly dividend of 45 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter. The dividend is payable on December 15, 2010 to shareholders of record on December 7, 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 and process gases, and high-performance surface coatings. More information on Praxair is available on the Internet at www.praxair.com.

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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