Shareholder Services

Computershare Investment Plan for Shareholders
Registered shareholders and non-shareholders may purchase Bard common stock at any time with a low fee structure compared with normal brokerage fees. Dividends may be reinvested in Bard stock at no cost to the shareholder. The plan is a convenient and economical way for shareholders to initiate and increase their investment in Bard through the purchase of shares with voluntary cash payments and/or all or part of their dividends. Cash payments may be made by mail or through automatic monthly deductions from your bank account.

Direct Deposit of Dividends
Shareholders receiving a dividend check may have payments deposited directly into their checking or savings account at any financial institution participating in the ACH network. Through an Electronic Funds Transfer, dividends can be deposited electronically on the dividend payment date. There is no charge to shareholders for this service.

For details or enrollment in the Computershare Investment Plan or for direct deposit of dividends, simply contact Computershare, who administers these programs for Bard. Their address and convenient toll-free numbers are shown below.

Computershare Investment Plan
for Shareholders of C. R. Bard, Inc.
c/o Computershare Trust Company, N.A.
P.O. Box 43078
Providence, Rhode Island 02940-3078

Web site: www.computershare.com/investor
e-mail: web.queries@computershare.com
Existing shareholders: (800) 446-2617
Non-shareholders inquiring
about the plan: (800) 446-2617

Be sure to include a reference to C. R. Bard, Inc.