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Monday 19 November, 2007

Elementis PLC

Holding(s) in Company

Elementis PLC
19 November 2007


Elementis PLC


TR-1:               NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing
shares to which voting rights are attached:

Elementis plc

2. Reason for the notification

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:

Barclays plc

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3):

Barclays Bank plc
Barclays Capital Securities Ltd
Barclays Global Investors Ltd
Barclays Life Assurance Co Ltd
Barclays Stockbrokers Ltd
Gerrard Investment Management Ltd

5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is
crossed or reached if different):

15 November 2007

6. Date on which issuer notified:

16 November 2007

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:

3% to 4%

8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares if possible using the ISIN CODE

GB0002418548

Situation previous to the Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Number of shares   17,631,474

Number of Voting Rights 17,631,474

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Number of shares     19,462,605

Number of voting rights   Direct 0

Number of voting rights   Indirect 19,462,605

% of voting rights     Direct 0%
% of voting rights     Indirect 4.36%

B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial instrument

Expiration date

Exercise/ Conversion Period/ Date

Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is
exercised/ converted.

% of voting rights

Total (A+B)

Number of voting rights           19,462,605

% of voting rights                     4.36%

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights
and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:

Barclays Bank plc
Barclays Capital Securities Ltd
Barclays Global Investors Ltd
Barclays Life Assurance Co Ltd
Barclays Stockbrokers Ltd
Gerrard Investment Management Ltd

Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:

13. Additional information:

14. Contact name:                               Geoff Smith

15. Contact telephone number:                   020 7116 2913

This notification is made in accordance with Rule 5.8.12 R(1) of the Disclosure
and Transparency Rules sourcebook.

Wai Wong
Company Secretary
020 7408 9303


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