8 Gallon Red SharpSafety Sharps Container with Slide Lid features a gasketed lid that contains the contents inside and prevents leaks. It is made from durable plastic, has a red base, and is freestanding. The SharpSafety is a multi-purpose sharps container, has an 8-gallon volume, and measures 17.75H x 11W x 15.5D inch. This container is DOT approved UN3291 for transport regulated medical waste (cultures and stocks excluded). It is constructed with a sliding, non-locking lid, is 1-piece, non-sterile, and meant to contain syringes with needles for safe disposal. SharpSafety Sharps containers are also available with a translucent base, such as the 2 Gallon Red SharpSafety Sharps Container with Horizontal Drop Opening Lid.