99G294 is a new UN rated 40 gallon taper sided blue plastic open head drum with a cover and metal lever-lock ring closure. This lab pack poly drum has a extrusion blow-molded high molecular weight high-density polyethylene (HMW-HDPE) construction allowing it to be durable, chemical resistant and suitable for indoor or outdoor use. Ideal for safe storage, handling and transportation of hazardous materials, spill containment and cleanup of hazardous materials, original shipping container, bio waste disposal and incineration.The tapered sides make storage convenient when not in use as this poly drum is nestable. Access to the contents of the blue drum is easy as it is open headed. This lab pack drum is not suitable for liquids and must be packed with the appropriate absorbents if contents are leaking.

Key benefits:
  • Nominal capacity of 40 gallons
  • Tapered sides
  • Blow-molded HDPE construction
  • Cover and metal lever-lock ring closure
  • UN Rated
  • Proudly Made in the USA


This information has been provided as a general guide. It is the customer's responsibility to select the proper container for product and application compatibility.

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Capacity40 gal.
FDA CompliantYes
Dimensions23.8 Dia. x 30.1" H
Pallet Pack25 ea.
Country of ManufactureUnited States
ClosureCover w/Lever Lock Ring Closure
UN Rating SolidUN1H2/Y150/S, UN1H2/Z175/S
Q & A
Customer Questions
Does this open head plastic drum come with a cover?
This open head plastic drum contains a removable lid for full, convenient access.
Can I use a heating blanket or band on this open head plastic drum?
Yes, we have heating bands specifically designed to heat plastic drums.
What is a lever lock closure on this open head plastic drum and how does it work?
The lever lock ring securely seals the drum. Simply place the ring around the drum and close the lever to seal. To open, lift the lever to release.
Are open head plastic drums food grade?
Reconditioned drums are not typically FDA-approved for food grade. Our new open head plastic drums are FDA approved for food or pharmaceutical storage.
What are open head plastic drums typically used for?
Open head plastic drums are versatile containers that are popular in a variety of industries including manufacturing, food and beverage, and industrial. Open head plastic drums can also act as a rain barrel or storage container for chemicals, oils, and more.
Can you ship internationally? Where are you located?
The Cary Company online ordering platform is only set up to ship within the United States. For international shipments, please contact us at 630.629.6600 or Sales@thecarycompany.com, and we will be happy to process your order. Our main warehouse and office are located in Addison, Ill. We also have warehouses in across the United States that you can see here. Thank you for choosing The Cary Company.
if you place 4 on a pallet how many can you stack on top when you do 4 to a pallet?
Thank you for your inquiry. Drums can be stacked 1 + one more. Thank you for choosing The Cary Company!
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