Reckitt Benckiser

Transaction in Own Shares

For immediate release

                          Purchase of own securities                           

On 22 November 2006, Reckitt Benckiser plc acquired from Credit Suisse
Securities (Europe) Limited, 190,000 of its ordinary shares at an average price
of 2318.79 pence per ordinary share. These shares will be held as treasury

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

 1. 3,467,000 ordinary shares held as treasury shares ; and
 2. 716,211,836 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares)

Liz Richardson Reckitt Benckiser plc 01753 446363

Sameer Patel Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited 0207 883 5043