The 08WTHA is a UN rated 1 gallon gray tight head steel pail. It has a Rieke opening and is lined with epoxy phenolic lining. Typical industrial and commercial products packaged with epoxy phenolic lining are alkaline products, fatty acids, detergents, emulsions, foods, general organic chemicals, surfactants, and water based resins. This closed head round bucket is a 24 gauge, the strongest and thickest steel pail we offer, providing your product the greatest level of security possible.

Key benefits:
  • Made of heavy-duty carbon steel with a Rieke opening for easy dispensing of product
  • 1 gallon capacity
  • Dimensions: 6-7/16" Dia. (top) x 6-13/16" Dia. (bottom) x 8-11/16" H
  • UN Certification of UN1A1/X1.5/250 for liquids
  • Non-removable top is ideal for products that require a higher UN rating
  • Strong galvanized steel handle
  • Straight sided, stackable design
  • Contains 25% post-consumer recycled content and is 100% recyclable
  • Proudly Made in the USA
Epoxy phenolic lining:
Epoxy phenolic linings have been designed to provide outstanding chemical resistance in a pH range of 7.0 - 9.0. The resin ratio has been varied in specific formulations to achieve the desired compromises in flexibility and resistance.

Pails vs. Buckets
Need assistance with deciding the best pail or bucket for your applications? Our wide range of buckets and pails allow you to choose the right style for your needs. With countless uses, these containers are great due to their versatility. Discover the Differences of Pails and Buckets and the factors to decide when determining the best packaging for your products.


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.

Additional Information

More Information
Capacity1 gal.
Dimensions6-7/16" Dia. (top) x 6-13/16" Dia. (bottom) x 8-11/16" H
Pallet Pack385 ea.
Pallet Dimensions48" L x 36" W x 90" H
Country of ManufactureUnited States
ClosureTight Head (Closed)
LiningEpoxy Lining
Steel Gauge24/24/24 (Top/Body/Bottom)
FittingsRieke Opening
UN Rating LiquidUN1A1/X1.5/250
Q & A
Customer Questions
What is a tight head steel pail typically used for?
Tight head pails can be used to store chemicals, solvents, lubricants, adhesives, and more. Available linings include a rust inhibitor enamel (Unlined), Epoxy Phenolic Lining, Gold Phenolic Lining, and Pigmented Phenolic Lining.
Are all your tight head steel pails UN rated?
Yes, all of The Cary Company’s tight head steel pails are UN rated.
What kind of closures are compatible with tight head steel pails?
The kind of closures we offer that are compatible with tight head steel pails are flexspouts, screw caps, or 2" and 3/4" bung closures.
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.
Do you offer labeling services?
Yes, we offer design services, as well as in-mold labeling, screen printing, label printing and application services. You can request a quote from our design team by calling 630.629.6600 or emailing Sales@TheCaryCompany.com. For more information regarding the services we offer, please go to our Design Services page. Thank you for choosing The Cary Company.
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