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Monday 13 August, 2007

Croda International

Director/PDMR Shareholding

Croda International PLC
13 August 2007


Croda International Plc

13 August 2007

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 August 2007, that the following transactions took place in relation to the Croda International Plc Share 
Incentive Plan ('SIP') on 10 August 2007. 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 (Capita AESOP Trustees Limited) acquired 5,439 ordinary shares by purchase in the market on 10 
August 2007 at a total cost of £37,356.475 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 SIP trustee (Capita AESOP Trustees Limited) also acquired 5,439 ordinary shares by purchase in the market on 10 
August 2007 at a total cost of £37,356.475 and allocated them to employees participating in the SIP as matching 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.

3. 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 680p 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                                    18                                    18
M S Christie      Executive Director                                    19                                    19
S E Foots         PDMR                                                  18                                    18
D E Barraclough   PDMR                                                  18                                    18
K Layden          PDMR                                                  18                                    18
G L Myers         PDMR                                                  18                                    18
K M Nutbrown      PDMR                                                  18                                    18
A L Scott         PDMR                                                  19                                    19

This notification is made in order to satisfy both section 324 of the Companies Act 1985 and Disclosure and 
Transparency Rule 3.1.2.



Louise Scott
Company Secretary and Legal Counsel
Croda International Plc








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