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55 Gallon Open Head HDPE OC Drum

The OC Series Open Head Drum was designed to be the perfect 0/H steel or fiber drum replacement. The drum meets U.N. regulations for the transport of hazardous materials for the chemical and related industries.

The HDPE OC drum series are extrusion blow molded from advanced HMW HDPE resin. The container will not wick, rust, dent or corrode and will withstand reasonable outside storage conditions.


  • 360, parrot beak or hand truck handling
  • Economical in comparison to steel, fiber lined or coated drums
  • Bottom chime area adds strength and better handling
  • No liner to crack or fracture eliminating a source of contamination
  • In full compliance with FDA, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture and the Drug and Cosmetic Act


  • Authorization: UN 1H1/Y1.9
  • Rated Volume: 55 gallons
  • Overflow Volume: 57.2 gallons
  • Height: 35 3/8"
  • Top Diameter: 22 1/4"
  • Normal Weight: 23 lbs.
  • Material: HMV HDPE
  • Standard Gasket: EPDM
  • Standard Colors: Blue, Black, Natural, White
  • FDA: Blue, Natural
  • Lid Options: Plain or 3/4"x 2" NPT closures, solid or with vent
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