Defenders® Square Step Can 13 Gal Stainless Steel


The Defenders® decorative refuse container is an ideal waste receptacle for hospitals, doctor’s offices and other healthcare facilities. The step-on foot pedal enables hands-free operation, while the smooth surfaces are easy to clean.

Red Sky White Stainless Steel


The Defenders® decorative refuse container is an ideal waste receptacle for hospitals, doctor’s offices and other healthcare facilities. The step-on foot pedal enables hands-free operation, while the smooth surfaces are easy to clean.

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Product Length12.50 in31.75 cm
Product Width12.50 in31.75 cm
Product Height27.00 in68.58 cm
Product Weight0.91 lb0.41 kg
Case Pack Length20.38 in51.75 cm
Case Pack Width20.38 in51.75 cm
Case Pack Height32.63 in82.87 cm
Case Pack Weight32.00 lb14.51 kg
Case Pack Quantity1
Packaging Length15.00 in38.10 cm
Packaging Width15.00 in38.10 cm
Packaging Height30.00 in76.20 cm
Packaging Weight32.00 lb14.51 kg
Capacity13.00 gal
ColorStainless Steel
Material TypeMetal
Country of OriginChina


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Certifications & Regulatory Information

California Prop 65

Proposition 65 is an initiative originally approved by CA voters to address their growing concerns about exposure to toxic chemicals. It became the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, better known by its original name of Proposition 65. Prop 65 requires the State of CA to publish a list of chemicals known to cause cancer or birth defects or other reproductive harm, etc. The chemicals include additives or ingredients in pesticides, common household products, food, drugs, dyes, or solvents. The program is administered by The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) which is part of the CA Environmental Protection Agency. Where required, warnings must be included with the product’s labeling.



Products are tested in accordance with the California State Fire Marshall's procedures and standards. Generally, Rubbermaid products that undergo CSFM testing have also been FM and/or UL tested.



Factory Mutual is an independent testing agency whose approvals are based on Standard 6921 Combustible Waste Containers.
Standard 6921 is performance criteria for containers with covers (lids) and their ability to withstand internal fires, maintain a certain range of stability, if dumped, and stay intact over a wide temperature range.



Under the OSH Act, employers are responsible for providing a safe and healthful workplace. OSHA's mission is to assure safe and healthful workplaces by setting and enforcing standards, and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance. Employers must comply with all applicable OSHA standards. Employers must also comply with the General Duty Clause of the OSH Act, which requires employers to keep their workplace free of serious recognized hazards.

RPC products assist customers in complying with OSHA standards. For example:
(1) 1910.1030 Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens
(2) 1910.141 - Sanitation



REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals) requires substances of very high concern (SVHC) that are imported into the EU in certain quantities to be registered with European Chemicals Agency (ECHA). A list of acceptable substances is maintained and any substances on that list do not require separate registration. REACH is a globally recognized initiative and most countries now have some level of a REACH program.


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UL Listed

Mark indicates the product is produced by a company that limits product risks that can be reasonably foreseen. UL does not test each product in this case, instead they authorize the manufacturer to test their products and apply the UL listed mark themselves. However, UL does follow up with the manufacturer on a regular basis to make sure they are following correct procedures to test their products.

Can be UL Listed for multiple countries: Abbreviation for the countries will be listed around the UL Listed Symbol (UL Listed: US and C is the most common)



This is a 1987 Federal regulation of nursing homes mandating enforceable minimal quality of care standards for long term care facilities that receive Medicare or Medicaid funding. The law requires that a nursing home must provide services and activities to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being of each resident in accordance with a written plan of care.

RPC products assist customers in complying with OBRA standards, such as protection against bloodborne pathogens.

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