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Quikrete

Model # 111351

Internet # 100318476

Store SKU # 1001709466

50 lb. Play Sand

$3.85 /each
  • Ideal for children's sand boxes
  • Suitable for wide range of landscape uses
  • Specially graded washed sand

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Product Overview

This 50 lb. Play Sand is a specially graded washed sand that has been dried and screened. It is ideal for children's sand boxes, molding and building. Quikrete 50 lb. Play Sand can also be used in landscaping projects.

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Specifications

Dimensions

Coverage Area (cu. ft.) 
1.5 
Product Depth (in.) 
12.5 
Product Height (in.) 
4.5 
Product Length (in.) 
9.5 

Details

Color Family 
Tan 
Compression strength (psi) 
Features 
No Additional Features 
Material 
Sand 
Mix Type 
All-Purpose 
Overhead Use 
No 
Product Weight (lb.) 
50 lb 
Use Location 
Floor 
Working time (min.) 

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty 
See packaging. 

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Is this sand non-toxic?

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March 28, 2013
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March 13, 2016
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Most anything is toxic should you ingest or be exposed to it in large enough quantities. While the sand MSDS may show toxicity, it is important to know the amount you must inhale for it to be significant at all. The larger the particles the better, that way you won't inhale smaller particles into your lungs. The most dangerous particles that are commonly out there for us to breathe are those kicked up Read More
Most anything is toxic should you ingest or be exposed to it in large enough quantities. While the sand MSDS may show toxicity, it is important to know the amount you must inhale for it to be significant at all. The larger the particles the better, that way you won't inhale smaller particles into your lungs. The most dangerous particles that are commonly out there for us to breathe are those kicked up from the road by cars and float along to be breathed by us as well as those from the combustion of the cars fuel. So, take it all into account and this sand should be fine. Just don't eat too much rocks; meaning big sand. Read Less
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January 4, 2016
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http://www.quikrete.com/PDFs/MSDS-B4-Playsand.pdf
According to the MSDS of this product. It IS considered hazardous if inhaled by OSHA. This product DOES contain crystalline silica which has more than a handful of health dangers and warnings.
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As long you and your family don't go about specifically inhaling large amounts of the dust and fine particles each and everyday, there is no increased danger from this type of sand. By law the warning about health risks from inhaling silicates must be placed on the package, but it's no more dangerous, and good bit cleaner, than your average beach sand.
Every sandbox you've likely ever seen and played in Read More
As long you and your family don't go about specifically inhaling large amounts of the dust and fine particles each and everyday, there is no increased danger from this type of sand. By law the warning about health risks from inhaling silicates must be placed on the package, but it's no more dangerous, and good bit cleaner, than your average beach sand.
Every sandbox you've likely ever seen and played in yourself was filled with this same type of sand. Every school yard sandbox, backyard sandbox, and even playground sandboxes have this same type of sand. (Not to mention almost all the beaches and deserts on the face of our planet.) Read Less
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June 11, 2013
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yes, play sand is clean and non-toxic
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May 14, 2013
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It doesn't say on the box if it's non-toxic. However it is very clean.
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April 9, 2013
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I would think so since no chemicals are used to sort dand.
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March 28, 2013
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QUIKRETE Play Sand has been washed and dried, and is intended for use primarily in Sand Boxes. The only material in QUIKRETE Play Sand is natural sand – the same as you find on the beach or in river beds. We have safely sold QUIKRETE Play Sand for decades. Like any sand, it may contain some fine particles. You can be confident using QUIKRETE Play Sand; it is washed and dried 100% natural sand.
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What color is this sand?

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May 11, 2016
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Sandy Tan
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June 19, 2013
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Tan
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June 4, 2013
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It's tan colored.
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It has a very light color.
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April 15, 2013
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Buff/tan
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April 9, 2013
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light brown
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how many bags will be needed to make up 1&1/2 yards

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September 5, 2015
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Based on the previous answers you will need between 4 and 81.5 bags, give or take a half bag.
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June 19, 2013
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81
27 cubic feet per yard, roughly a half cubic foot per bag.
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June 7, 2013
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A 50 lb bag of QUIKRETE Play Sand yields approximately 0.5 cubic feet. 40.5 cubic feet (1.5 cubic yards) will require approximately 81 bags. This is an approximation and will vary based upon waste, uneven sub-grade, etc.
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I would say 4
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June 3, 2013
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Hi RR, you will need approximately 81, 50 pound bags. Hope that answered your question.
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Chandler AZ
December 28, 2012
Is this play sand silica free? It doesn't say so in the specifications, so I'm assuming it is not. But I wanted to confirm. Do you sell silica free sand?
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No this sand is not silica free. Silica(silicon dioxide) is what sand is. I wouldn't worry about silica exposure though. Most of the earth's crust is composed of silica, and also most of the upper mantle. Also glass and quartz. If you want silica free sand, maybe go for calcium carbonate, Sodium bicarbonate(baking soda) or salt/ sugar. (Well maybe not salt/sugar) It won't be sand, but it will not contain Read More
No this sand is not silica free. Silica(silicon dioxide) is what sand is. I wouldn't worry about silica exposure though. Most of the earth's crust is composed of silica, and also most of the upper mantle. Also glass and quartz. If you want silica free sand, maybe go for calcium carbonate, Sodium bicarbonate(baking soda) or salt/ sugar. (Well maybe not salt/sugar) It won't be sand, but it will not contain anything but small impurities and the substance. Also, don't stick your face into silica dust, and silica gel is not toxic, it just adsorbs water (water sticks). Read Less
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No, it's not silica free.
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I did not look that well into the sand, but I would say no.
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December 30, 2012
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This sand is NOT silica free, you can look at the MSDS (material safety data sheet) on the quikrete website.
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December 28, 2012
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QUIKRETE® Play Sand is safe for use in sand boxes. The only material in our Play Sand is natural sand – the same as you find on the beach or in river beds and lake shores. Natural sand is composed of silica and contains crystalline silica. We have safely sold Play Sand for decades. Fine dust of any kind is mildly irritating and dust is controlled by keeping the sand slightly damp, but do not over water Read More
QUIKRETE® Play Sand is safe for use in sand boxes. The only material in our Play Sand is natural sand – the same as you find on the beach or in river beds and lake shores. Natural sand is composed of silica and contains crystalline silica. We have safely sold Play Sand for decades. Fine dust of any kind is mildly irritating and dust is controlled by keeping the sand slightly damp, but do not over water and foster the growth of mold (like in a shower). You can be confident using QUIKRETE® Play Sand; it is washed and is 100% natural sand. Read Less
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Rated 3.8 out of 5 by 96 reviewers.
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Not like any play sand I've ever seen before My spouse filled the kids sandbox with this stuff while I was away and I was certain he must have bought the wrong thing as it doesn't look anything like typical play sand. It's gray for starters and extremely dusty. And when it gets wet it's dirty/chalky and leaves a residue on everything. It doesn't work for making sand castles and other play molds either because it just turns to mush when wet and sticks to the buckets or molds. We'll be removing this sand and buying something else. Don't waste your money on this product for a sand box. June 6, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Grey sand with a chalky film. I plan to return the unopened bags, but am so displeased I will throw the bags we dumped into our sandbox for our grandkids into our compost bin. The bag did say Play Sand that was screened, washed and dried. The printing on the bag was so poor I could not read much of the other material printed. We paid what we thought was an excellent price at Home Depot, but unfortunately was a waste of time and money. The sand does not resemble the sand on our Oregon beaches. It is dirty, grey and left a chalky film. Wetting it down would keep the dust down, but we are still left with dirty sand that resembles more small pebbles than sand. I generally do not write reviews, but this product has earned this poor rating. SK May 16, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Sand was free of any rocks or other foreign material Used to fill ballast for umbrella stand support. However, this sand was clean and free of rocks, debris and dust. I wound have used it for a sandbox if that had been the purpose. Be advised that the blue end at the top of the bag seems to be for pouring. This end is not sealed and sand will leak if the bag is not placed properly. June 5, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by rocky It is not any kind of sand that I would consider for kids to play in, it is a mixture of all grades from dirt to small gravel. A lot of large stuff, nothing like you would find at the beach,it is the kind you get at the river from the bottom. I would say it is just best used for construction, not for play or terrariums. May 31, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Horrible This is tiny gravely super dusty "sand", If that's what you want to call it. It looks nothing like the pictures posted on here. June 13, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Crappiest Sand Ever for a sand box. I bought a different brand before at Home Depot and liked it. So when I needed more I went back and this is what was available so I grabbed a couple of bags. Awful texture. Just is not nice sand for the grand kids to play in. June 2, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by worst sand! I bought this sand for my daughters sandbox. This sand was extremely different and varied from bag to bag. Out of 10 bags we bought, maybe 2 were decent. The others were extremely dirty and left a disgusting grey chalky residue. (And yes, I wet it down) Just very disappointed in the product. Save yourself the trouble. May 27, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by WET SAND The plastic bags make the send wet, clumpy and hard to work with. May 28, 2016
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