Air Liquide : Free Translation of Declaration to AMF on Number of Shares & Voting Rights

  Air Liquide : Free Translation of Declaration to AMF on Number of Shares &
  Voting Rights

                         Declaration of October 2012

Business Wire

PARIS -- November 09, 2012

Regulatory News :

                              Total number of voting       Total number of
Date       Total number of  rights (including treasury  voting rights
            shares            shares)                      (excluding treasury
                                                           shares)
October    312.169.255      312.169.255                 311.084.391
Previous declaration

September 2012
September  312.153.009      312.153.009                 311.099.615

Air Liquide (Paris:AI) is the world leader in gases for industry, health and
the environment, and is present in 80countries with 46,200employees. Oxygen,
nitrogen, hydrogen and rare gases have been at the core of Air Liquide’s
activities since its creation in 1902. Using these molecules, Air Liquide
continuously reinvents its business, anticipating the needs of current and
future markets. The Group innovates to enable progress, to achieve dynamic
growth and a consistent performance.

Innovative technologies that curb polluting emissions, lower industry’s energy
use, recover and reuse natural resources or develop the energies of tomorrow,
such as hydrogen, biofuels or photovoltaic energy… Oxygen for hospitals,
homecare, fighting nosocomial infections… Air Liquide combines many products
and technologies to develop valuable applications and services not only for
its customers but also for society.

A partner for the long term, Air Liquide relies on employee commitment,
customer trust and shareholder support to pursue its vision of sustainable,
competitive growth. The diversity of Air Liquide’s teams, businesses, markets
and geographic presence provides a solid and sustainable base for its
development and strengthens its ability to push back its own limits, conquer
new territories and build its future.

Air Liquide explores the best that air can offer to preserve life, staying
true to its Corporate Social Responsibility and sustainable development
approach. In 2011, the Group’s revenues amounted to €14.5 billion, of which
more than 80% were generated outside France. AirLiquide is listed on the
Paris Euronext stock exchange (compartment A) and is a member of the CAC 40
and Dow Jones Euro Stoxx 50 indexes.

Contact:

Direction de la Communication
Anne Bardot
+33 (0)1 40 62 50 93
or
Corinne Estrade-Bordry
+ 33 (0)1 40 62 51 31
or
Relations Investisseurs
Virginia Jeanson
+33 (0)1 40 62 57 37
or
Annie Fournier
+33 (0)1 40 62 57 18
or
Service Actionnaires
Laurent Dublanchet
+33 (0)1 40 62 51 86
or
Didier Henriot
+33 (0)1 40 62 52 89