Our paracord is 550 lb. Type III Industrial Grade parachute cord. It has a core of seven inner strands surrounded by a nylon cover with a minimum breaking strength of 550 lbs. Our provider is an approved vendor of The United States Department of Defense, passing all of the governments quality assurance, first-article evaluation requirements. We have more than 130 different colors of paracord so kindly take a look at our shop. Great for camping, hiking, rafting, kayaking, military, survival or any outside experience!