The 5 gallon white regrind HDPE (high-density polyethylene) round pail with metal wire handle is ideal for non food companies and liquid industrial applications. Pails are slightly tapered so you can stack and separate easily. The metal handle and bottom plastic hand grips make handling and pouring easier.

Key benefits:

  • Excellent impact strength
  • Pail integrity is fully intact
  • Heavy duty 90 mil wall thickness
  • Can withstand temperatures up to 180°F.
  • Great alternative to other lower quality regrind pails
  • Metal handle with plastic grip for comfortable transport of heavy contents
  • Proudly Made in the USA

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.


High-Density Polyethylene PlasticHigh density polyethylene (HDPE ) is the most commonly used resin. This economical plastic has good impact and chemical resistance, is naturally translucent and flexible. It is typically used for personal care products such as shampoo bottles. Adding color will give HDPE an opaque look that will result in an increase in weight and rigidness. We have a variety of these rigid and tough high density polyethylene products in stock, from containers, pails, bottles, caps, tubs and jugs. HDPE works well in below freezing temperatures. HDPE heat compatibility varies. Maximum fill temperature is generally around 145°F; however, testing is recommended with your specific product and application.


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
Capacity5 gal.
Weight1.95 lbs.
Case Pack120 ea.
Case Dimensions48" L x 40" W x 47" H
Case Weight234 lbs.
Pallet Pack240 ea. (2 Cases)
Pallet Dimensions48" L x 40" W x 97" H
Pallet Weight468 lbs.
Country of ManufactureUnited States
SeriesP4 Series
ClosureNo Cover
Note:*Pail lid sold separately.
*This product is not FDA approved and therefore is not suitable for food.
Q & A
Customer Questions
What does the Pail Series mean?
Our pails and lids are classified as part of a designated Series, which makes pairing this pail with a compatible lid easier. Simply match the size (e.g., 5 gallon) and series (P5 Series) of the pail and lid to find a proper fit.
Can this round plastic pail be used for food products?
If the pail is FDA approved (listed under the Additional Information section of this product page), then it is safe to store and transport food and food ingredients.
Do you offer labeling services for this round plastic pail?
Yes, we offer design services, as well as 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.
Can I use a pail heater for this round plastic pail?
Yes, you can use a pail heater with this pail. However, be sure the heater can be used on a plastic pail and find out what temperature the pail can withstand before applying the heater.
How many cubic feet in a 5 gallon pail?
The simple conversion of measurement of 5 gallons is 0.803 cubic feet. However, this is for the nominal capacity of the pail. The actual (overflow) capacity of a pail can vary from model to model. To calculate the full volume in cubic feet, for cylinder pails, you need to multiply π (3.14) x the pail radius (in feet) x the pail height (in feet). To calculate the volume for square pails, multiply the pail's length x width x height (in feet).
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.
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Lynda A.   published 02/06/2023 following an order made on 01/20/2023



Anonymous customer   published 08/05/2021 following an order made on 08/03/2021


Great buckets

Anonymous customer   published 04/25/2021 following an order made on 04/19/2021


Study and as described

Anonymous customer   published 04/27/2020 following an order made on 04/22/2020


Great product for a great price

Anonymous customer   published 03/27/2020 following an order made on 03/11/2020


Very pleased with product, pricing, leadtime, Customer Service and Sales.

Anonymous customer   published 07/28/2019 following an order made on 07/24/2019


Solid buckets and lids at a good price. Would highly recommend. Using to ship goat milk lotion and they work well.