Plastic Jerry Cans - 5 Litres to 30 Litres

Plastic Jerry Cans range from 5ltr to 30ltr and come in various designs and colours. A plastic jerry can is an excellent container for carrying small quantities of liquids in a safe and secure capacity. ITP Packaging stocks a wide range of plastic jerry cans manufactured from high density polyethylene (HDPE), and our expert team is ready to help you find the best products for your personal or industrial requirements.

Plastic Jerry Cans

Plastic Jerry Cans are great containers for transporting and storing liquids, chemicals, and fuels. We offer a range of sizes, shapes, designs and colours. With so many options available, we know it can be challenging to know which plastic jerry can is best for your specific purpose. So if you’re looking for a container to store water for your camping trip, transport fuel for your generator, or store chemicals for your business, we’ll happily advise you which is the best jerry can for your needs.

What Are Plastic Jerry Cans Best Used For?

Plastic jerry cans are hardwearing storage containers best used for storing fuel and other liquids.

Designed with a practical handle and manufactured with capacities of up to 30 litres, they can be carried by hand.

Cans supplied by ITP Packaging are food-grade quality, meaning they are safe to store beverages, condiments, medicine and other fluids intended for consumption.

Incorporating a tamper evident cap, consumers can rest assured liquids stored inside our plastic jerry cans are protected from external contaminants.

What liquids can be stored in a plastic jerry can?

The classic jerry can was originally intended to store fuel, including different types of petrol and diesel. This is a role the plastic jerry can continues to fulfil today, however plastic jerry cans are also able to safely store an impressive range of other liquids.

These liquids include:

  • Petrol
  • Diesel
  • Oil
  • Water
  • Chemicals (including cleaning agents)
  • Solvents
  • Pharmaceuticals

Different Types of Plastic Jerry Can

As mentioned, there are different types of plastic jerry cans available, each with its unique features and benefits. Here are some of the most common types:

Stackable Jerry Cans – They’re designed to be stacked on top of one another, making them ideal for storage. They typically have a flat top and bottom, which allows them to rest securely on top of other jerry cans without toppling over. Our stackable jerry cans are available in a range of sizes and are generally used for storing water, chemicals and other liquids.

UN Approved Jerry Cans – Designed for transporting hazardous materials, such as chemicals or fuels. They meet specific safety standards which mean they are suitable for transporting dangerous goods. UN approved jerry cans have a specific stamp on the product that indicates their approval.

Tamper Evident Jerry Cans – Designed to prevent unauthorized access to the contents of the container. They typically have a seal or lock that must be broken to open the jerry can. In the case of our containers, we supply them with a tamper evident cap as standard, although other caps and available on request.

Applications for Plastic Jerry Can

Our Plastic jerry cans can be used for a wide range of applications, including transporting hazardous chemicals to storing water for camping trips. Some of the most popular reasons for use include the following:

  • Fuel – Traditionally they were used for storing and transporting fuel.
  • Available in a range of sizes and designed to be durable and long lasting.
  • Chemicals – Plastic jerry cans are also commonly used for storing and transporting chemicals.
  • UN approved jerry cans are used for this purpose, as they meet specific safety standards for transporting hazardous materials.
  • Food & Beverage – Plastic jerry cans are also used for storing and transporting food and beverages. They are made from food grade HDPE and are designed to be safe for storage and transportation.

Plastic Jerry Can Sizes Available

ITP Packaging stocks a comprehensive range of plastic jerry can products, and we endeavour to supply the most popular and practical sizes to our customers. The largest size available is 30 litres, however laws and regulations may stipulate how much fuel or other liquids can be stored in an individual jerry can.

Benefits of Using a Plastic Jerry Can

Plastic jerry cans have a number of important benefits when used to store liquids. A plastic jerry can is not only versatile and non-reactive, but it can be reused time and time again (just ensure the product is thoroughly cleaned and disinfected after each use).

The most important benefits include:

  • UN approved
  • Reusable and recyclable
  • Can store a wide range of liquids
  • Manufactured from HDPE
  • Hardwearing and robust
  • Long-lasting
  • Cost effective

why choose itp packaging

Here at ITP Packaging, we offer a practical range of robust and hardwearing plastic jerry cans designed to meet personal and industrial requirements. Our plastic jerry cans are UN rated and comply with all government regulations.

We offer personalised customer service and fast turnaround turns. With our comprehensive supply of industrial packaging goods, we know we can be your friendly one-stop industrial packaging shop.

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Get in touch with us

If you want to discuss your Plastic Jerry Can requirements, please get in touch. We are highly knowledgeable and can assist you in finding the right product. Our range extends beyond what you see online, so please call if you can’t find the right product for your needs.


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