55 Gallon Plastic Drum Open-Head Taper-Sided  } 32 Count Min

55 Gallon Plastic Drum Open-Head Taper-Sided | 32 Count Min

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55 Gallon Plastic Drum Open-Head Taper-Sided - Blue | 32 Count

Meet the industry standard for efficient, safe, and sustainable storage with our 55 Gallon Open-Head Taper-Sided Plastic Drum. Specifically designed for industrial and commercial applications, this plastic drum is highly versatile, fully nestable, and lightweight. Crafted from industrial-strength high-density polyethylene, it boasts a tapered design and patented bumper guard protection that ensures filled drums maintain their integrity and allows for easy de-nesting during reuse.

    Key Features:
  • Fully Nestable Design
  • Bumper Guard Protection
  • UN Rated for Safe Transport
  • FDA and USDA Compliant Material
  • Customizable Cover Styles

Superior Versatility and Compliance
Engineered to handle a wide range of materials, from chemicals and liquids to hardware and household products, this 55-gallon drum stands out for its compliance with numerous regulations including DOT/UN, UFC, NMFC, USDA, and FDA. The drum comes with a natural cover equipped with a steel lever-lock ring closure, ensuring a tight seal that eliminates contamination risks. Molded in a long-lasting blue color, the drum is rustproof and dent-proof.

The drum's chemical-resistant properties make it an ideal choice for storing hazardous materials. Moreover, it's designed to be handled by standard drum handling equipment and features molded hand holds for manual management. In line with sustainability practices, the drum is also recyclable and reusable.

    Technical Descriptions
  1. UN Rating: UN 1H2/Y140/S
  2. Dimensions: 24"D x 38-3/4"H
  3. Weight: 23 lbs
  4. Material: High-Density Polyethylene
  5. Color: Blue


  • Capacity: 55 Gallon
  • Available Color(s): Blue
  • Cover: Plastic w/ Lever Lock Ring
  • Type: Open Head
  • UN Rating: 1H2/Y140/S
  • Wt.: 22.2 lbs
  • Diameter: 22" (inner) / 23 4/5" (outer)
  • Height : 38 1/2" (inner) / 38 4/5" (outer)
  • Thickness: 135 Mil
  • Material: HDPE
  • FDA Compliant: Yes
  • BPA Free: Yes
  • Container Features
  • Container Size (gal.): 55

Q & A's

Questions & Answers about 55 Gallon Plastic Drum Open-Head Taper-Sided } 32 Count Min

Question: What is the weight of the drum? By Emily T.
Answer: 23 lbs
Question: Is it FDA compliant? By Mark C.
Answer: Yes, it is FDA compliant.
Question: What's the UN Rating? By Sarah G.
Answer: UN 1H2/Y140/S
Question: Can I store chemicals in it? By Alex J.
Answer: Yes, it is chemical resistant.
Question: Is the drum reusable? By Kevin F.
Answer: Yes, it can be cleaned and reconditioned.

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