Northern Container stocks 1 gallon and 5-gallon Tight Head Steel Pails. Tight-Head Steel Pails are available with a straight-sided body design and showcase a non-removable top, which is ideal for products that require a higher UN rating.


An added benefit of steel pails, they contain a minimum of 25% recycled content and are 100% recyclable


Special Orders can be placed for 1-gallon to 7.5-gallon sizes, with a wide range of gauges, fittings, linings and exterior coatings.Phenolic, epoxy-phenolic and rust-inhibitor linings are available to ensure product integrity. As well as UN- or non-UN-rated pails, depending on your application.


Contact us with the specifications needed and we can provide a quote with order details.


Special Orders require an absolute minimum of approximately 1,000 pails.


Ideal uses: Chemicals, Lubricants, Coatings, Solvents, Fuels, Hazardous Materials and other applications

1 Gallon Tight Head Steel Pail

  • Dimensions

    6- 1/2" x 6- 7/16

  • Lining

    Epoxy Phenolic

  • Exterior Color


  • Fitting

    Rieke Opening

    (Rieke Flexspout is Sold Separately)

  • Gauge


  • UN Rating


  • Packed

    175 per Pallet

    Pallet Quantities Must Ship on a Pallet, via an LTL Carrier

Temporarily due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Northern Container's Shipping and Receiving Department will only be open Monday to Thursday from 8:30 am to 4 pm CT.
Only Customer Service will be available on Fridays, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm CT.

Northern Container Corporation A Division of Darco Enterprises, Inc.

4949 W 122nd St, Alsip, IL 60803 | 708-496-1696 | 708-496-1908  |