RECKITT BENCKISER GROUP PLC: Transaction in Own Shares

For immediate release 

                          Purchase of own securities                           

On 19 February 2013, Reckitt Benckiser Group plc acquired from HSBC Bank plc,
18,518 of its ordinary shares at an average price of £45.458 per ordinary
share. These shares will be held as treasury shares.

Following the purchase and non-cancellation of these ordinary shares, the
Company has:

 1. 15,110,161 shares held as treasury shares; and
     2. 719,427,514 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares)

Liz Richardson Reckitt Benckiser Group plc 01753 217800

Charles Spencer HSBC Bank plc 0207 991 1505


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