Type I Safety Cans

High-quality and reliable galvanized steel safety cans make fuel or solvent dispensing on site easy, in addition to providing a safe, leak-proof, and secure container for storage or transportation. Type I safety cans fill and pour through the same opening.

An Eagle Type 1 safety can is ideal for the safe storage of gasoline. Type I gas cans feature a high-quality brass pour spout as well as a flame arrestor. A 5-gallon gas can is constructed of galvanized steel with a fixed handle for carrying.

Safety cans, such as Justrite Type 1 safety cans, meet NFPA, OSHA, and DOT certification for use in various commercial applications. Safety gas cans are available in a variety of sizes, including 1 GAL, 2 GAL, 2.5 GAL, 5 GAL, 1 QT, 2 QT, and 1 PT. They are also available in different colors, such as Blue, Red, and Yellow depending on the application. Metal safety cans are long-lasting, durable, and provide safe storage and disbursement of combustibles for extended periods of time.


Designed with a convenient trigger release, these gas cans are easy to operate and come with a spring-closing lid. A fixed-top handle allows users to safely and quickly transport the gas container. These gas cans are accepted under CARB and boast heavy-duty, powder coated steel construction with reliable reinforcing ribs to fortify sidewalls in order to resist chemicals while standing up to heavy use.


View our broad selection of safety cans or get in touch with our team if you have any questions.

Frequently Asked Questions About Type I Safety Gas Cans

In-Stock: Orders made before 12:00 PM EST ship same day via our carrier network. Non-Stock: Orders may have to meet a minimum order quantity set by manufacturers. Some items may require a minimum of 10 business days to be shipped directly to your address. Delivery Options: Choose from Dock-to-Dock, or Dock-to-Door with additional options that include, Tailgate Required, Appointment Required, or Inside Delivery Required. Rush Orders and Special Instructions will be charged as Extra Freight at our discretion. Tracking and Questions: Reach out to us at info@herbertwilliams.com for questions about your order status. Always include your order number.

Herbert Williams Fire Equipment delivers a wide range of Type I safety cans that suit your needs. Standard 1-gallon safety cans are an affordable solution, while specialty sizes of safety cans with more features are priced higher.

Type I and Type II safety gas cans are used to store flammable liquids as per OSHA regulations. Type I gas cans have only one opening to fill and dispense liquids, and it’s best to use a funnel to dispense the contents of from a Type 1 gas can safely. Type II gas cans have two openings: one for filling the can, and one for dispensing fuel. Type II cans generally have a flexible, integrated pouring spout.

Type I safety gas cans come in various sizes, including 1 PT, 1 QT, 2 QT, 1 GAL, 2 GAL, 2.5 GAL, and 5 GAL containers. Choosing the right-sized safety can for the job makes handling flammable liquids easier and safer.

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  1. EAGLE Type I Steel Safety Can For Flammables, 5 Gallon, Flame Arrester, Red - UI50s

    sku: UI50S
    Special Price CA$63.00 Regular Price CA$101.85
  2. Type I Steel Safety Can For Flammables, 2 Gallon, Flame Arrester, Red

    sku: UI20S
    Special Price CA$51.00 Regular Price CA$93.70
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