Breaking Down CFR 49

If you move goods in the U.S., you must be prepared to abide by the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 49. The Title 49 rules encompass regulations for domestic transportation. Continue reading…


Shipping Hazardous Materials: Knowing the Regulations

Hazardous materials may be daily household objects, from batteries and paints to medical materials and caustic chemicals. Even cosmetics and consumables may be classified as hazardous before final production or in large quantities. Mundane items, such as sunblock, anything in an aerosol spray can, and diving equipment, fall under strict regulations for shipment. Continue reading…


FAQs for Packaging Hazardous Materials

Packaging is one of those things we tend to dismiss as an annoying necessity when products are being shipped by car, airplane, train, or ferry. This is certainly true for people selling or distributing things that are not harmful in any way. The only thing that matters for those individuals is that the product gets there on a timely basis in one piece. As long as this singular condition is met, nothing else really matters. Continue reading…


Sturdy and Durable Wholesale Hazardous Goods Boxes and Containers

Air Sea Containers has the best sturdy and durable wholesale hazardous goods boxes and containers on the market today. These come in various category of product; what is uniform is these products meeting all CFR-49, ICAO and IMO requirements. Our company offers these wholesale UN rated boxes and containers at a fraction of the prices of our competitors.

The Best Wholesale Dangerous Goods Boxes

The Hazardous Waste Cubic Yard Box (41″ x 41″ x 37″) (11G/X/S) is an excellent product to consider, sold from our company. This item is unique in that it is made of 100 percent recyclable materials. Also unique is the dimensions of the yard box, which are 41″ x 41″ x 37″.

The dimensions of the yard box make it ideal for hazardous waste events when paint waste is collected. It is comprehensive due to its size, making an efficient purchase. The yard box has a 2,4000 lb. capacity for packaging groups I, II, and III.

The yard box has a triple wall construction and is lined with high density polyethylene. For simple opening and closing, the item has a flap top closure. We are currently listing this product for an inexpensive $63.99.

Another superb item to purchase is our Oxygen (O2) Generator Box (DOT31FP) Part 004. It is an inexpensive solution for the air shipment of oxygen generators. Included, for the convenience of our customers, are necessary labels and markings for expedited shipping without delays.

You can save nine dollars by purchasing this product today for $250.00. We also offer wholesale pricing in quantities of three for $243.00 — where customers will save an additional three percent — and in quantities of nine for $233.00 — where customers will save an additional seven percent.

Also, consider a new product that we have recently added to our inventory that customers are loving. The ATA 300 Cat. 1 & DOT 31FP OXB-11 is a category one container that is both durable and lightweight.

The product passes “ATA 300 Cat 1 requirements as well as the flame and heat penetration requirements set forth in 49 CFR 173.168,” according to the product description. It continues:

The HM224B/DOT31FP can be used over and over again. It’s designed to be light weight to save on shipping costs. These aluminum cylinder shipping cases have passed the ATA 280 cycle drop test, which closely simulates common material handling abuse. The all-aluminum exterior is reinforced with more than 1,000 industrial-grade rivets. Ball corners, latches, hinges and handles are made of the highest quality material. All container labels, DG labels and Airline Markings are incorporated on each container. The cylinder valve assembly is protected inside the larger of the Super Boxes by a removable cradle that is securely tethered to the container and can only be used in the correct position, allowing unobstructed access to the bottle in the Side-load Design container.

This item exceeds rigorous requirements as well set forth in the ATA 300 standards for shipping cases acceptable for air transport. We are currently offering this product for $975.

Wholesale Shipping Kits for Sale

Another leading product that is in high demand is our Lithium Battery Shipper Kit (4G/Y6.3). Current events have discusses the prevalence of explosions resulting from lithium batteries. These items can be dangerous and extra caution should be taken when shipping and handling these products.

This $14.00 Lithium Battery Shipper Kit comes with the following:

  • 1 qty UN Rated 4G/Y6.3 – Outer Double Wall Box – 7 3/4″ x 7 3/4″ x 9 9/16″ – Internal Dimensions
  • 1 qty 1.32Gal/5L Tapered Pail UN/Y1.4
  • 1 qty Small 3.00 Mil. Poly Bag with Zip Tie
  • 1 qty 8″ x 11.5″ plastic bubble bag
  • Marked Orientation on two sides of the box
  • 1 qty ea Lithium Battery Labels, Class 9 label and Cargo Aircraft Only Label

As a reminder, ensure that you read the included instructions and regulations while packing with this item — even for experienced shippers as they experience periodic updates.

We also have similar shipping kits available for purchase. For instance, the 4 x 1 Gallon Metal Paint Can Shipper, with Ring Locks (4G/Y25.9) comes in a U.N. Certified box, designed to ship metal paint cans. These items are designed for the shipment of packing groups I, II, and III.

Included in the purchase is the following:

  • 4G UN Certified Hazmat Box
  • 4 x Plastic Overseal Ring Locks
  • Fiberboard Inserts / Partitions
  • Label: Flammable Liquid Class 3 or Corrosive Class 8 (State class in comments when checking out)
  • Marked Orientation on two opposite sides of box
  • Marked UN Number on two opposite sides of box

We are currently selling this hazmat shipping kit for $6.79. We also offer the following wholesale pricing:

  • Buy 50 for $6.45 each and save 6 percent
  • Buy 100 for $6.12 each and save 10 percent
  • Buy 200 for $5.79 each and save 15 percent

Clearly, this is a value buy and an excellent item for shipping.

A similar item is our 20 Liter (5.28 Gallon) (Blue) Jerrican / Jug Overpack Kit – 3H1/Y. Like the previous shipping kit, this product is UN-rated and a highly sought after product. This is designed to ship a variety of chemicals.

The Hazmat Certified Jerrican Jug was crafted with 100 percent high density polyethylene. Included with this shipping kit are the following:

  • 20 Liter Jerrican – 3H1/Y – Packing Groups II, III (Y, Z)
  • Outer Double Wall Box – 11-1/2″ x 10″ x 16-1/2″- Internal Dimensions
  • Overpack Label
  • Hazmat Label of Choice (1 Per Kit)
  • Marked Orientation on two sides of the box

A lot of valuable items come with the purchase, making it an excellent value buy, such as the previous shipping kit mentioned. We’re currently listing the product for $13.99. This shipping kit has the following wholesale pricing:

  • Buy 20 for $13.29 each and save 6 percent
  • Buy 50 for $12.59 each and save 11 percent
  • Buy 100 for $11.89 each and save 16 percent

These prices are perfect for businesses who are looking to save on their bottom line.


The Best Wholesale Shipping Totes and Shipping Drums for Sale

Regardless of the size, shape or material, we have the best wholesale shipping totes and shipping drums for sale. Our UN certified drums meet the compliance standards outline in CFR-49, ICAO, & IMO regulations.

While our non-UN drums for non-hazmat shipping can play an instrumental role in storage and shipment of product. Regardless if you need the former or the latter, we offer them for wholesale prices that make sense.

The Best Wholesale Totes for Sale

Currently we have a great deal on the 275 Gallon IBC Plastic / Poly Tote, Food Grade (New) as of the publication of this article. It is made from high density polyethylene (HDPE). Included with the product are the following:
• Steel / composite pallet with black plastic corner supports
• Dust cap
• UN Specification: UN 31HA1/Y
• Two-inch NPT plug installed.
• Two medium metal marking plates.
• Two-inch Cam lock connection.
• Cylinder valve with foil sealed outlet Viton gasket.
• Six-inch black fill port cap / Viton gasket.
We are currently listing this product for a 10 percent discount for $220. However, you can save five percent on the purchase if you acquire this item in quantities of six, as it is priced for $210.

Maxx-Ergo Tilter Manual Hydraulic Tilt Table - 30Alternatively, we also offer the Maxx-Ergo Tilter Manual Hydraulic Tilt Table – 20. This product is designed to tilt boxes, tubs, wire baskets, containers, and totes with a range of zero to 20 degrees. It has a whopping capacity of 2000 lbs.

The product aids in transportation. It has a manual pump handle on both sides of the product for simple loading and unloading of product. We are currently pricing this product for $2163.99.

The Best Wholesale Shipping Drums for Sale

Salvage drums are used as outer containers for shipping drums that contain hazardous materials and are experiencing leaking or other damage. A product that we sell that accomplishes this aim is our 85 Gallon Salvage Steel Drum (SKU# 1SAL-85-A).

It has sizable dimensions of 29” x 29” x 40” and weights 59 lbs. It comes in a bright yellow color to easily distinguish it from one container to another. We are currently selling this product at a 30 percent discount for $160. Customers interested in wholesale prices can buy the product in quantities of three for $140, which saves an additional 13 percent.

55 Gallon Open Head UN Rated Fiberboard Drum with Ring Lock LidA second efficient product to consider is our 55 Gallon Open Head UN Rated Fiberboard Drum with Ring Lock Lid. The UN-rated product has dimensions of 23” x 36” and weights 20 lbs. It is crafted from fiberboard, a sturdy material.

We are currently offering this product for $41.85—unfortunately, as of the publication of this article, the product is backordered; therefore, we recommend purchasing the product quickly if browse our site and it becomes available again.

We also offer the same product as non-UN rated. The 55 Gallon Open Head (Non-UN) Fiberboard Drum with Ring Lock Lid is for non-hazmat shipping. It has dimensions of 23” x 36” and weights 15 lbs. We price this product on nearly 20 percent discount for $28.99.

Another recommended product to consider are our wholesale plastic drums for sale. These are either open-headed or close-headed, and are designed with HDPE.

A good product to consider is our 55 Gallon (NEW) Open-Head UN Rated Poly Drum with Ring Lock Lid. The open-head drum has dimensions of 23” x 35” and weights 21 lbs. We are currently listing the product at a 25 percent discount for $45.50.

If you prefer a close-head drum, consider the 55 Gallon Closed-Head UN Rated Poly Drum with Screw Cap (Blue). It has dimensions of 23” x 35” and weights 21 lbs. The wholesale plastic drum for sale is nearly on a 25 percent discount and is priced for $45.50.

Our wholesale steel barrels for sale also come in open-head or closed-head options. These meet all regulations under D.O.T. CFR-49, ICAO, IATA and IMO protocols, making them perfect for hazmat shipping.

The 55 Gallon (NEW) Open Head UN Rated Steel Drum with Bolt Lock comes in a sleek black color. It has dimensions of 23” x 34.5” and weights 51 lbs. It has a rather sturdy bolt lock to ensures the contents help within are safe and do not spill.

We currently offer this product at an affordable $63. For wholesale customers, you can purchase this item in quantities of eight for $61 per, and save an additional four percent.

On the other hand, we are currently offering the 55 Gallon (NEW) Closed-Head UN Rated Steel Drum with Steel Screw Cap at a more cost efficient price. It has dimensions of 22.5” x 34” and weights 41 lbs.

The wholesale steel barrel for sale is on a 20 percent discount, costing $48 per. Our customers can save an additional five percent on their purchase for quantities of 16 as they are listed for $46 each.

95 Gallon Reconditioned Open Head Over-Pack Poly DrumLastly, be sure to check out our reconditioned (or refurbished) drums. These are available for fiberboard, plastic and steel drums. Significant money on the bottom line can be saved by choosing one of these models.

An excellent deal we’re currently offering from our company is on the refurbished 95 Gallon Reconditioned Open Head Over-Pack Poly Drum. This item is good as new, and is a superb method to store contents within. It is currently on a discount for $120, saving our customers $30 on the regular price.

Purchasing a Wholesale Tote or Shipping Barrel for Sale

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The Drums You Need to Buy Now!

Design to ship bulk cargo, the drum is a cylindrical container that comes in various forms: steel, poly/plastic, and fiberboard drums. These are ideal for storage and shipment of dangerous goods materials as they are sturdy and reliable—especially the models sold from our company.

All our UN Certified Drums sold from our company are in compliance with CFR-49, ICAO, and IMO regulations. In addition, we also offer non-UN drums for the non-hazmat shippers. This article will recommend both drums; these are the drums you need to buy now!

Wholesale Steel, Poly/Plastic, and Fiberboard Drums for Sale Online

A wholesale steel drum for sale that we recommend is the 30 Gallon (NEW) Open Head UN Rated Steel Drum with Ring Lock Lid. It is lightweight, being only 33 lbs.; as well as protective of contents it stores, having a tough ring lock lid. We’re currently listing the product for $57.99.

Similarly, we also have the 6.6 Gallon / 25 Liter tight head steel drum epoxy lined (2″ opening) available for purchase. While the previous steel drum was open head, this model is a closed head product. It is currently on-sale for $34—a slight discount of nearly five percent.

The 30 Gallon Open-Head UN Rated Poly Drum with Ring Lock Lid is a drum that is constructed from plastic. It is lightweight as well, being a mere 20 lbs. It is an open-head model that keeps contents secure with its ring lock lid. It is currently priced at a nearly five percent discount costing $49.99.

Alternatively, the 30 Gallon Closed-Head UN Rated Poly Drum with Screw Cap (Blue) is a closed-head drum designed from plastic. It comes in a cool blue color. We’re currently listing this product for $43.99.

Another excellent drum to consider is the 30 Gallon Reconditioned (UN-Rated) Fiberboard Drum with Ring Lock Lid. This model differs from the four previous mentioned drums in that it is crafted with fiberboard and is a reconditioned. Because of the latter, the drum is relatively inexpensive. We’re currently pricing the model at $26.

The 75 Gallon Open Head (Non-UN) Fiberboard Drum with Ring Lock Lid is also crafted form fiberboard, however, this model is non-UN rated. Therefore, the contents that can be place within this drum differ from the UN rated models. It has a 300 lb. weight capacity and is priced for $35. Customers can save 18 percent when purchasing this product in quantities of 12, as they are priced at $29 each.

Salvage Drums and More!

95 Gallon Reconditioned Open Head Over-Pack Poly DrumA second reconditioned drum to consider is the 95 Gallon Reconditioned Open Head Over-Pack Poly Drum. This behemoth of a drum is open head and holds a considerable amount of contents. It is dependable and highly sought after from our customers. It is currently on sale for $120, saving the buyer $30 dollars or 20 percent from the regular price.

A second durable salvage drum is the 85 Gallon Salvage Steel Drum (SKU# 1SAL-85-A). Despite its steel design, the model weights a mere 59 lbs. It is among the easiest drums to transport as it has useful features, such as a steel handle. The product is on a 35 percent discount, costing $160. Customers can save an additional 13 percent when purchasing the 85 Gallon Salvage Steel Drum in quantities of three at $140 each per.

The Maxx-Ergo Tilter Manual Hydraulic Tilt Table – 25 is another useful device for storage of dangerous goods. Per the product page:

The Maxx-Ergo Tilters are designed to tilt totes, containers, tubs, wire baskets, and boxes or anywhere where tilting allow easier access to retrieving or placing parts into a container. The manual pump is an economical solution to placing the container at the right tilt angle for the best ergonomic solution. With a tilt range of 0-20° and a capacity of 2,500 lbs. the Ergo-Tilter can handle most applications.

Built-in fork pockets are standard on the Ergo-Tilter allowing the tilter to be easily transported by fork lift or walk behind stacker. Manualpump handles are located on both sides of the Ergo-tilter allowing the operator to tilt the load from either side of the unit. Centrally located release valve is on the lipped end of the Ergo-tilter minimizing the operator’s degree of movement. Diamond tread deck minimizes excess shifting of the load while tilting.

We’re currently selling this product for $2218.00.

A less expensive version of the previous product that can accomplish similar means is the 330 Gallon IBC Plastic / Poly Tote, Food Grade (New Bottle / Reconditioned Metal Cage). It has the capacity to hold 330-gallons of various forms of liquids. It is currently priced for $220.

Lastly, check out these cool new products that we started to carry that provide either heat to the drums. The Thermulate Standard Flexible Heating Jacket – HJD gently heats and maintains a specific temperature or temperature range. It is resistant to chemicals it can become exposed to, as the product page provides, “Polyurethane coated black nylon is used on both sides of the jacket (inner and outer) to ensure maximum wear resistance.”

The Powerblanket® 30 Gallon Insulated Bucket Heater w/ Adjustable Thermostat is a similar device that also provides warmth to drums. It comes with a adjustable thermostat that provides a precise precision to maintain a specific temperature range. We’re currently offering this product for $680.

Inteliheat Rigid Top Hat AccessoryThe Inteliheat Rigid Top Hat Accessory is an additional model that minimize heat loss and the time to heat a container. Per the product description:

The Inteliheat Top Hat is manufactures from a glass reinforced resin with handles ftted on either side to allow easy fitting and removal. The Inteliheat Top Hat can be used with the Type A/B and the Faratherm. The Top Hat may be placed directly over the Faratherm when heating smaller drums.

Typically drum wall temperatures are increased by up to 40C with the addition of a Top Hat. This may affect the hazardous area rating of the heating equipment. Contact manufacturer for more information.

We’re currently pricing this product for $980 and it is currently available for purchase.