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News ReleaseAir Products Introduces Halia™ Solutions for Water and Wastewater Treatment at WEFTEC®09

October 12, 2009 Lehigh Valley, Pa.

Air Products (NYSE:APD) will feature its broad line of solutions for water and wastewater treatment, now marketed globally under the Halia™ brand name, at WEFTEC®09 in Orlando, Fla., from October 10-14. The company’s offerings include pure oxygen aeration systems for wastewater treatment, as well as ozone advanced oxidation systems for drinking water and water reuse applications.

Included in the Halia product line is the Halia Advanced Oxidation System incorporating the HiPOx®1 technology, an ozone-based advanced oxidation process for water treatment. HiPOx has been granted conditional acceptance by the California Department of Public Health for unrestricted water reuse under Title 22 of the California Code of Regulations and is the first ozone-based technology validated to meet disinfection criteria for treating wastewater and making it available for reuse.

“Advanced methods for water treatment is an emerging market driven by rising populations and limited water resources,” said Debbie Anderson, global strategic marketing manager for the Water business at Air Products. “With more than 30 years of experience in water and wastewater services, Air Products’ Halia solutions can help industrial and municipal users attain sustainability of their water resources.”

Derived from Greek mythology, Halia—goddess of the sea—is symbolic of the tradition, knowledge and understanding that Air Products brings to water technologies. To learn more about Air Products’ Halia water and wastewater solutions, visit:

You can also speak with one of the company’s knowledgeable representatives at WEFTEC.09, booth #2808 (Hall A), at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., from October 10-14.

Air Products (NYSE:APD) serves customers in industrial, energy, technology and healthcare markets worldwide with a unique portfolio of atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, performance materials, and equipment and services. Founded in 1940, Air Products has built leading positions in key growth markets such as semiconductor materials, refinery hydrogen, home healthcare services, natural gas liquefaction, and advanced coatings and adhesives. The company is recognized for its innovative culture, operational excellence and commitment to safety and the environment. Air Products had fiscal 2008 revenues of $10.4 billion, operations in over 40 countries, and 21,000 employees around the globe. For more information, visit:

1Air Products holds the exclusive rights to market HiPOx technology, licensed from Applied Process Technology, Inc., in the United States and Canada for municipal wastewater and drinking water applications at designated flow rates.

NOTE: This release may contain forward-looking statements. Actual results could vary materially, due to changes in current expectations.

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