This 550 Parachute Cord is Type III Commercial, 7 strand and is 100 feet in length. This is not seconds or odd lots. It is made here in America by a certified U.S. Defense Department manufacturer. It's ideal for many survival purposes such as lashing to make shelters, etc. The shroud and core is made of nylon. It has seven inner lines which can be removed and used for fishing line, sewing, making nets, lashing, or many other purposes. Tensile Strength: 550 lbs. Length: 100'. Available in Black, OD Green, Coyote Brown, and High Vis Orange.