Defenders® Square Step Can With Wheels 25 Gal Stainless Steel


Engineered to close without a sound, the Silent Defenders® 25 Gallon FGQST40SW Square Indoor Step-On Container with Wheels is perfect for hospitals, doctor’s offices and other healthcare facilities.

  • Smooth surfaces are easy to clean and help optimize sanitary efforts
  • Ideal for hospitals, doctor's offices and other healthcare facilities
  • FM-Certified
  • Foot pedal enables hands free operation
  • Restraint mechanism protects walls

Red Sky White Stainless Steel


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The Defenders® 25 Gallon FGST40 Square Indoor Step-On Container is an ideal waste container for hospitals, doctor’s offices and other healthcare facilities. This fire-safe steel receptacle is FM-Certified and complies with OSHA standards for containment of infectious waste. The smooth surfaces enable easy cleaning and the step-on foot pedal enables hands free operation, optimizing sanitary efforts. The lid has a restraint mechanism to protect walls from scuffs, as well as a vinyl base ring to protect floors.

Features and Benefits:

  • Smooth surfaces are easy to clean and help optimize sanitary efforts
  • Ideal for hospitals, doctor's offices and other healthcare facilities
  • FM-Certified
  • Foot pedal enables hands free operation
  • Restraint mechanism protects walls
  • Non-slip feet protect floors
  • Complies with OSHA standards for containment of infectious waste
  • Leak-proof rigid plastic liner included to contain liquids and keep the surrounding area cleaner
  • Heavy-gauge, fire-safe steel for years of reliable service


Product Length48.26 cm
Product Packaging Width48.26 cm
Product Packaging Height76.20 cm
Case Pack Length24.00 in60.96 cm
Case Pack Width24.00 in60.96 cm
Case Pack Height33.00 in83.82 cm
Case Pack Weight50.00 lb22.68 kg
Case Pack Quantity1
Packaging Length19.00 in48.26 cm
Packaging Width19.00 in48.26 cm
Packaging Height30.00 in76.20 cm
Packaging Weight51.00 lb
Capacity25.00 gal
ColorStainless Steel
Material TypeMetal
Country of OriginUSA


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Certifications & Regulatory Information

California Prop 65

<p>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.</p> <p>Link: <a rel="noopener" href="" target="_blank"></a></p>


<p>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.</p> <p>Link: <a rel="noopener" href="" target="_blank"></a></p>


<p>Factory Mutual is an independent testing agency whose approvals are based on Standard 6921 Combustible Waste Containers. <br />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.</p> <p>                </p> <p>Link: <a href=""></a>                 </p>


<p>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.</p> <p>RPC products assist customers in complying with OSHA standards. For example: <br />(1) 1910.1030 Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens<br />(2) 1910.141 - Sanitation</p> <p>Link: <a rel="noopener" href="" target="_blank"></a></p>


<p>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.</p>

UL Listed

<p>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.</p> <p>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)</p> <p>Link: <a href=""></a></p>


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