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Monday 13 November, 2006

Croda International

Director/PDMR Shareholding

Croda International PLC
13 November 2006


Croda International Plc

13 November 2006

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

In accordance with Disclosure Rule 3.1.4R(1), I hereby inform you that Croda International Plc ('the Company') was 
notified on 13 November 2006, that the following transactions took place in relation to the Croda International Plc 
Share Incentive Plan ('SIP') on 10 November 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 6,781 ordinary shares by purchase in the market on 
10 November 2006 at a total cost of £37,670.39 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 550p 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 shares purchased  Number of matching shares allocated

M Humphrey            Executive Director    22                                   22
S E Foots             PDMR                  22                                   22
D E Barraclough       PDMR                  22                                   22
K Layden              PDMR                  22                                   22
G L Myers             PDMR                  22                                   22
K M Nutbrown          PDMR                  22                                   22

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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