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Wednesday 12 December, 2007

Croda International

Director/PDMR Shareholding

Croda International PLC
12 December 2007


Croda International Plc

12 December 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 11 December 2007, that the
following transactions took place in relation to the Croda International Plc
Share Incentive Plan ('SIP') on 10 December 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 6,945 ordinary 
     shares by purchase in the market on 10 December 2007 at a total cost of 
     £38,440.64 and allocated them to employees participating in the SIP as 
     partnership shares.

2.   The SIP trustee (Capita AESOP Trustees Limited) also acquired 6,945 
     ordinary shares by purchase in the market on 10 December 2007 at a total 
     cost of £38,440.64 and allocated them to employees participating in the SIP 
     as matching shares.

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 548p 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|                23  |                23  |
+-----------------+------------------+--------------------+--------------------+
|M S Christie     |Executive Director|                23  |                23  |
+-----------------+------------------+--------------------+--------------------+
|D E Barraclough  |PDMR              |                23  |                23  |
+-----------------+------------------+--------------------+--------------------+
|S E Foots        |PDMR              |                23  |                23  |
+-----------------+------------------+--------------------+--------------------+
|K Layden         |PDMR              |                23  |                23  |
+-----------------+------------------+--------------------+--------------------+
|G L Myers        |PDMR              |                23  |                23  |
+-----------------+------------------+--------------------+--------------------+
|K M Nutbrown     |PDMR              |                23  |                23  |
+-----------------+------------------+--------------------+--------------------+
|A L Scott        |PDMR              |                23  |                23  |
+-----------------+------------------+--------------------+--------------------+

This notification is made in order to satisfy both section 793 of the Companies 
Act 2006 and Disclosure and  Transparency Rule 3.1.2.


Louise Scott
Company Secretary and Legal Counsel
Croda International Plc




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