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Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (LSE: RKT) : British multinational consumer goods company. It is a producer of health, hygiene and nutrition products. It has many brands include Dettol, Disprin, Strepsils, Veet, Airborne, Gaviscon, Mead Johnson, Air Wick, Calgon, Clearasil, Cillit Bang, Durex, Lysol, Mycil, Enfamil, Nutramigen and Vanish. Industry : Consumer goods. FTSE 100 Component. Headquarters : Slough, England, United Kingdom. In 1814, J&J Colman, an English manufacturer of mustard and other sauces, was founded. In 1823, Johann Benckiser founded a industrial chemicals business in Germany. In 1840, Reckitt and Sons started a starch mill in England. In 1999, Reckitt Benckiser Group was formed by the merger of British company Reckitt & Colman plc and Dutch company Benckiser N.V..