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Thursday 01 November, 2007

Croda International

Director/PDMR Shareholding

Croda International PLC
01 November 2007


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)

(i)

3. Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities/director

KEVIN MARK NUTBROWN

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

KEVIN MARK NUTBROWN

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

KEVIN MARK NUTBROWN

8 State the nature of the transaction

ON 1 NOVEMBER 2007 K M NUTBROWN EXERCISED AN OPTION GRANTED TO HIM UNDER THE
CRODA SAYE SHARE OPTION SCHEME OVER 4,947 SHARES GRANTED ON 21.09.01 AT AN
OPTION PRICE OF 194P.


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

4,947

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

OPTION PRICE 194P


14. Date and place of transaction

1 NOVEMBER 2007

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

41,758 - LESS THAN 0.1%

16. Date issuer informed of transaction

1 NOVEMBER 2007

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

NUMBER OF ORDINARY SHARES IN ISSUE, EXCLUDING SHARES HELD IN TREASURY;
136,192,380

24. Name of contact and telephone number for queries

LOUISE SCOTT - 01405 860551

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

LOUISE SCOTT

Date of notification

1 NOVEMBER 2007
END



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