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Storage and Handling

Storage and Handling

Cole-Parmer carries a wide selection of safety storage and handling options, including safety cans, safety cabinets, and safety storage cabinets. Many of the products we offer will help you comply with OSHA requirements and are FM approved. Look for these designations on the individual products.

Safety Cabinets

safety storage cabinet

Safety cabinets provide a convenient and secure means of storage for flammables, corrosives, acids, paints, and ink. To properly assess your storage needs, you must determine the quantity and class of the chemicals you need to house, and ascertain whether they have any special storage requirements. Refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet or container label for the specific requirements of each chemical. Additional guidelines on storing hazardous materials are available from your local fire marshall or OSHA office. These regulations will help determine the size and type of storage cabinet you require.

Proper segregation of stored chemicals is necessary to prevent incompatible materials from inadvertently coming into contact, in which case fire, explosion, violent reactions, or toxic gases could result. A physical barrier and/or distance, as provided by safety cabinets, is effective for proper segregation. You must also consider the compatibility of the chemical with the cabinet. For example, strong acids and caustics will corrode untreated, metal cabinets. It is best to store these chemicals in non-metallic wood or HDPE cabinets, or in epoxy-coated cabinets designed to prevent rapid deterioration caused by corrosive fluids or vapors.

Safety cabinets serve several critical functions, including:

  • Reducing the risk of fire posed by hazardous chemicals, protecting both personnel and facilities
  • Helping you identify, organize, and segregate dangerous liquids
  • Providing compliance with federal OSHA regulations and state and local fire codes
  • Improving efficiency by allowing solvents to be stored near points of use
  • Improving security with keyed locking mechanisms

Safety Cans

safety can

Safety cans are designed to permit safe handling, storage, transport, or disposal of flammable liquids or waste by controlling any flammable vapors that may be present.

Safety Requirements

To meet OSHA requirements, a safety storage can must:

  • Have a flame arrester
  • Be leakproof
  • Automatically vent vapor
  • Self-close after filling or pouring
  • Have a maximum containment volume of 5 gal (18.9L)

In addition, any portable safety can containing flammable liquids with a flash point at or below 26.7C (80F) must also be emblazoned with a yellow band or stenciled identification marker.

Need help in selecting the best safety can or safety cabinet for your requirements? Let our highly trained Application Specialists provide you with additional product specifications, guide you through safety cabinet selection and maintenance, and offer support throughout the life of the safety cabinet you purchase. They are thoroughly schooled on the products we sell and can answer the most challenging questions.

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RK-81773-04 Acid And Corrosive Cabinets, 44 Gal, Blue

Eagle PE Acid And Corrosive Cabinets, 44 Gal, Blue

Capacity gal. 44,Color Blue,Construction PE
RK-81773-04
In stock.
$1,318.00 USD/EACH

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Representative photo only CaptairStore Filtering Storage Cabinet 120L Organic Acid Filter 115V

CaptairStore Filtering Storage Cabinet, 120L, Organic/Acid Filter, 115V

Capacity Liters 120,Construction Polyester-coated steel,Compliance AFNOR NF X 15-211, Class II
RK-86446-24
Available for order
or call 1-888-358-4705 to order
$4,278.00 USD/EACH

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Representative photo only Flammable Storage Cabinet Manual Latching Door 60 Gallon

Flammable Storage Cabinet, Manual-Latching Door, 60 Gallon

Capacity gal. 60,Color Yellow,Construction 18-gauge steel
RK-09418-92
Usually ships in 7 days.
$1,232.00 USD/EACH

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RK-81780-42 SciMatCo<small><sup>&reg;</sup></small> Polypropylene Acid Storage Cabinet, 100 X 2.5 L bottle capacity

SciMatCo Polypropylene Acid Storage Cabinet, 100 X 2.5 L bottle capacity

Capacity gal. 66,Color White,Construction Polypropylene
RK-81780-42
In stock.
$2,624.00 USD/EACH

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RK-81780-15 SciMatCo<small><sup>&reg;</sup></small> Polypropylene Acid Storage Cabinet, 6 X 2.5 L bottle capacity

SciMatCo Polypropylene Acid Storage Cabinet, 6 X 2.5 L bottle capacity

Capacity gal. 4,Color White,Construction Polypropylene
RK-81780-15
Usually ships in 3 days.
$515.00 USD/EACH

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RK-81780-40 Model 81780-42 shown

SciMatCo Polypropylene Acid Storage Cabinet, 75 X 2.5 L bottle capacity

Capacity gal. 33,Color White,Construction Polypropylene
RK-81780-40
Usually ships in 7 days.
$2,093.00 USD/EACH

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Representative photo only Eagle PE Acid And Corrosive Cabinets 22 Gal Blue

Eagle PE Acid And Corrosive Cabinets, 22 Gal, Blue

Capacity gal. 22,Color Blue,Construction PE
RK-81773-02
Usually ships in 10 days.
$1,012.00 USD/EACH

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RK-81773-00 Acid And Corrosive Cabinets, 4 Gal, Blue

Eagle PE Acid And Corrosive Cabinets, 4 Gal, Blue

Capacity gal. 4,Color Blue,Construction PE
RK-81773-00
In stock.
$519.00 USD/EACH

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Representative photo only Justrite HDPE Benchtop Acid Storage Cabinet 8 L

Justrite HDPE Benchtop Acid Storage Cabinet, 8 L

Capacity gal. 2,Color Blue,Construction HDPE
RK-81790-00
Usually ships in 7 days.
$459.00 USD/EACH

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Representative photo only SciMatCo Benchtop Acid Storage Cabinet five 2 5 L bottle capacity

SciMatCo Benchtop Acid Storage Cabinet, five 2.5 L bottle capacity

Capacity gal. 5 x 2.5 L,Color Blue,Construction Wood
RK-81780-05
Usually ships in 3 days.
$589.00 USD/EACH

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RK-09934-34 Justrite<small><sup>&reg;</sup></small> Safety Drum Funnel, 10-3/4

Justrite Safety Drum Funnel, self-closing, 6" brass flame arrester

Material Steel,Product Type Safety Drum Funnels,Brand Justrite
RK-09934-34
Usually ships in 6 days or sooner.
$244.00 USD/EACH

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RK-81790-10 Justrite<small><sup>&reg;</sup></small> HDPE Full-size Acid Storage Cabinet, 83 L

Justrite HDPE Full-size Acid Storage Cabinet, 83 L

Capacity gal. 8,Color Blue,Construction HDPE
RK-81790-10
Usually ships in 6 days.
$1,225.00 USD/EACH

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Representative photo only CaptairStore Filtering Storage Cabinet 240L Organic Acid Filter 115V

CaptairStore Filtering Storage Cabinet, 240L, Organic/Acid Filter, 115V

Capacity Liters 240,Construction Polyester-coated steel,Compliance AFNOR NF X 15-211, Class II
RK-86446-28
Usually ships in 5 days.
$6,478.00 USD/EACH

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Representative photo only Eagle PE Acid And Corrosive Cabinets 44 Gal White

Eagle PE Acid And Corrosive Cabinets, 44 Gal, White

Capacity gal. 44,Color White,Construction PE
RK-81773-10
Usually ships in 12 days.
$1,318.00 USD/EACH

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Representative photo only CaptairStore Filtering Storage Cabinet 240L Organic Acid Filter 230V

CaptairStore Filtering Storage Cabinet, 240L, Organic/Acid Filter, 230V

Capacity Liters 240,Construction Polyester-coated steel,Compliance AFNOR NF X 15-211, Class II
RK-86446-29
Usually ships in 5 days.
$6,478.00 USD/EACH

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