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Friday 04 November, 2005

Croda International

Director/PDMR Shareholding

Croda International PLC
04 November 2005


NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL
RESPONSIBILITY OR CONNECTED PERSONS

This form is intended for use by an issuer to make a RIS notification required
by DR 3.1.4R(1).

     
(1)  An issuer making a notification in respect of a transaction relating to the 
     shares or debentures of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 16, 23 and 
     24.

(2)  An issuer making a notification in respect of a derivative relating to the 
     shares of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 13, 14, 16, 23 
     and 24.

(3)  An issuer making a notification in respect of options granted to a 
     director/person discharging managerial responsibilities should complete 
     boxes 1 to 3 and 17 to 24.

(4)  An issuer making a notification in respect of a financial instrument 
     relating to the shares of the issuer (other than a debenture) should 
     complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 23 and 24.



Please complete all relevant boxes in block capital letters.


1. Name of the issuer

CRODA INTERNATIONAL PLC

2. State whether the notification relates to (i) a transaction notified in 
accordance with DR 3.1.4R(1)(a); or

(ii) DR 3.1.4(R)(1)(b) a disclosure made in accordance with section 324 (as 
extended by section 328) of the Companies Act 1985; or

(iii) both (i) and (ii)

BOTH (i) AND (ii)

3. Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities/director

MICHAEL HUMPHREY

4. State whether notification relates to a person connected with a person 
discharging managerial responsibilities /director named in 3 and identify the 
connected person


5. Indicate whether the notification is in respect of a holding of the person 
referred to in 3 or 4 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest

MICHAEL HUMPHREY

6. Description of shares (including class), debentures or derivatives or 
financial instruments relating to shares

ORDINARY SHARES OF 10P EACH

7. Name of registered shareholders(s) and, if more than one, the number of 
shares held by each of them

MICHAEL HUMPHREY - 2,540

8. State the nature of the transaction

ON 4 NOVEMBER 2005 M HUMPHREY EXERCISED AN OPTION GRANTED UNDER THE CRODA SAYE 
SCHEME IN 2000 OVER 2,540 SHARES AT AN OPTION PRICE OF 186P

9. Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares 
acquired

2,540

10. Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class should 
not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

LESS THAN 0.1%

11. Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares 
disposed


12. Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that class should 
not be taken into account when calculating percentage)


13. Price per share or value of transaction

SAYE OPTION PRICE 186P

14. Date and place of transaction

4 NOVEMBER 2005

15. Total holding following notification and total percentage holding following 
notification (any treasury shares should not be taken into account when 
calculating percentage)

84,206 - LESS THAN 0.1%

16. Date issuer informed of transaction

4 NOVEMBER 2005

If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted options by 
the issuer complete the following boxes


17. Date of grant


18. Period during which or date on which it can be exercised


19. Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option


20. Description of shares or debentures involved (class and number)


21. Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that price is to be 
fixed at the time of exercise


22. Total number of shares or debentures over which options held following 
notification


23. Any additional information


24. Name of contact and telephone number for queries

MRS A M McINTYRE  01405 863260


Name and signature of duly authorised officer of issuer responsible for making 
notification

MRS A M McINTYRE     A M McINTYRE

Date of notification

4 NOVEMBER 2005

END


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