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Material Safety Data Sheet
Section 1: PRODUCT AND COMPANY INFORMATION
Sandstone, Aggregates, Crushed Stone, Crushed Rock, Crushed Run, Gravel,
Manufactured Sand, Concrete Sand, Asphalt Sand, Mason Sand, Fill Sand, Golf
Course Sand, Base Material, Dense Graded Aggregate
Information Telephone Number:
Lafarge North America Inc.
703-480-3600 (9am to 5pm EST)
12950 Worldgate Drive, Suite 500
Emergency Telephone Number:
Herndon, VA 20170
1-800-451-8346 (3E Hotline)
Sandstone is used in the manufacture of bricks, mortar, cement, concrete, plasters,
paving materials, and other construction applications. Sandstone is distributed in
bags, totes and bulk shipment.
DO NOT use this product for abrasive blasting. This material safety data sheet and
the information contained herein were not developed for abrasive blasting.
This MSDS covers many types of sandstone. Individual composition of hazardous
constituents will vary between types of sandstone.
Section 2: COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
OSHA PEL -TWA
[(10) / (%SiO2+2)] (R);
[(30) / (%SiO2+2)] (T)
Note: Exposure limits for components noted with an * contain no asbestos and <1% crystalline silica
See Section 9 for information on the mineral composition of sandstone.
Section 3: HAZARD IDENTIFICATION
Toxic - Harmful by inhalation.
(Contains crystalline silica)
DO NOT use for Abrasive Blasting.
Use proper engineering controls, work
practices, and Personal Protective Equipment
(PPE) to prevent exposure to dust.
Read MSDS for details.