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Tuesday 17 January, 2006

Croda International

Director/PDMR Shareholding

Croda International PLC
17 January 2006


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

MRS BARBARA MARY RICHMOND


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

OPTIONS GRANTED TO BARBARA MARY RICHMOND


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

 BARBARA MARY RICHMOND


8. State the nature of the transaction

ON 12 JANUARY 2006 B M RICHMOND CANCELLED THREE SAYE SHARE OPTIONS AS FOLLOWS:-

2,559 SHARES AT AN OPTION PRICE OF 186P
1,384 SHARES AT AN OPTION PRICE OF 230P
1,511 SHARES AT AN OPTION PRICE OF 328P

THE ABOVE OPTION SHARES HAVE NOW LAPSED.


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



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



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

5,454


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

LESS THAN 0.1%


13. Price per share or value of transaction

NIL


14. Date and place of transaction

12 JANUARY 2006


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



16. Date issuer informed of transaction

12 JANUARY 2006


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


Date of notification

17 JANUARY 2006

END


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