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CF Industries Provides Update on Accident

DEERFIELD, Ill., Feb 12, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) indicated that the accident that occurred at its Hardee Phosphate Complex in Hardee County, Florida this morning involving earth moving equipment resulted in a fatal injury to a construction contractor's employee. The Hardee County Sheriff's office has confirmed the fatality and that the family has been notified.

"We are saddened to learn that the accident occurred and resulted in a fatality," said Nick Katzaras, General Manager of the mine. "Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with the family of the deceased."

Company personnel are cooperating with officials and have begun a full investigation.

About CF Industries Holdings, Inc.

CF Industries Holdings, Inc., headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois, is the holding company for the operations of CF Industries, Inc. CF Industries is a global leader in nitrogen and phosphate fertilizer manufacturing and distribution, serving both agricultural and industrial customers. CF Industries operates world-class nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing complexes in the central United States and Canada; conducts phosphate mining and manufacturing operations in Central Florida; and distributes fertilizer products through a system of terminals, warehouses, and associated transportation equipment located primarily in the Midwestern United States. The company also owns 50 percent interests in GrowHow UK Limited, a fertilizer manufacturer in the United Kingdom; an ammonia facility in The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago; and KEYTRADE AG, a global fertilizer trading organization headquartered near Zurich, Switzerland.

SOURCE: CF Industries Holdings, Inc.

CF Industries Holdings, Inc.
Terry Huch, 847-405-2515
Senior DirectorInvestor Relations and Corporate Communications
thuch@cfindustries.com