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Tuesday 13 June, 2006

Croda International

Director/PDMR Shareholding

Croda International PLC
13 June 2006

Croda International Plc
13 June 2006
In accordance with Disclosure Rule 3.1.4R(1), I hereby inform you that Croda
International Plc ('the Company') was  notified on 13 June 2006, that the
following transactions took place in relation to the Croda International Plc
Share  Incentive Plan ('SIP') on 12 June 2006. The SIP is an all-employee trust
arrangement approved by HM Revenue and  Customs, under which employees are able
to buy ordinary shares in the Company of 10p each, using deductions from salary 
in each monthly pay period, and receive allocations of matching free ordinary
shares ('matching shares').
1. The SIP trustee (Abbey National AESOP Trustees Limited) acquired 9,020
ordinary shares by purchase in the market on  12 June 2006 at a total cost of
£37,330.97, and allocated them to employees participating in the SIP as
partnership  shares. Michael Humphrey and Michael Sean Christie, as executive
directors, were deemed to become interested in these  shares on acquisition, and
to cease to be interested in them on allocation.
2. The following directors and persons discharging managerial responsibilities
purchased the number of ordinary shares  of 10p set out against their names
below, at a price of 409.75p per ordinary share, and were allocated for no 
consideration the number of matching shares set out against their names below:
Name              Role                 Number of ordinary    Number of matching 
                                       shares purchased      shares allocated
M Humphrey        Executive Director   30                    30                                 
D E Barraclough   PDMR                 30                    30                                 
K Layden          PDMR                 30                    30                                 
K M Nutbrown      PDMR                 30                    30

This notification is made in order to satisfy both section 324 of the Companies 
Act 1985 and Disclosure Rule 3.1.2.
Louise Scott
Company Secretary and Legal Counsel
Croda International Plc


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