MSDS: Lafarge Cationic Asphalt Emulsion
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Material Safety Data Sheet
Section 1: PRODUCT AND COMPANY INFORMATION
Lafarge Cationic Asphalt Emulsion (Asphalt emulsion)
Lafarge Cationic Emulsified Asphalt, Emulsified Asphalt Cement, Polymer Modified
Emulsified Asphalt Cement, Polymer Modified Emulsified Asphalt, Cationic Asphalt
Emulsion, Asphalt Emulsion, CQS-1H, CQS-1H (LM), CQS-1HP, CRS-1, CRS-2, CRS-
2P, CSS-1, CSS-1H.
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)
Asphalt emulsion is a water based suspension of asphalt cement and is used as a
binder in asphalt paving applications such as paving roads, driveways, parking lots and
other surface, base, or sub-base applications.
Section 2: COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
OSHA PEL –
Asphalt Cement (as Fume)
Butadiene Styrene Copolymer
Note: Asphalt is produced from high temperature vacuum distillation of crude oil. Composition varies depending on
source of crude and specifications of final product. It can contain trace amounts of sulfur, nitrogen and
oxygen compounds as well as trace amounts of heavy metals. Different asphalt grades may contain an anti-
Asphalt products can contain hydrogen sulfide, because it is naturally occurring in crude oil from which
asphalt is derived. Hydrogen sulfide can also be present as a by-product of asphalt processing.
Section 3: HAZARD IDENTIFICATION
Hot product can cause burn