Great for a multitude of outdoor uses, UST's Para 550 Hank 50ft is made from 100 percent nylon. It is wrapped up for compact travel and storage, and includes a convenient carabiner. Great for camping, backpacking, hunting, and more, you can use it to construct a shelter, lash gear together, and even tease out the core threads to use as fishing line, sewing thread, and more. Weighing just 2.6 ounces (74 grams), it has 50 feet of paracord. Para 550 Hank 50ft/Reflective Features 50 feet of heavy duty 550 utility cord with reflective thread for increased visibility It is made from 100 percent nylon and includes a convenient carabiner. The cord can be used to rope up shelters, lash gear together, and create bracelets, zipper pulls, etc. Core threads can be teased out to use as fishing line, sewing thread, first aid, and other essential gear for camping and backpacking. This product is not suitable for climbing. Warning: This product is not designed to hold your body weight or to lift heavy objects overhead. Do not use this product for climbing, repelling, lifting heavy objects or other situations where personal safety or valuable property can be endangered. The working load and weight rating are based on static tests, and the limits shown should never be exceeded. Shock conditions (swing, stress, jerk) can reduce working loads by more than 33%. Never stand in line with rope under tension; such rope, particularly nylon rope, may recoil (snapback). Never use this product to secure large flat surfaces or objects. All ropes should be replaced if signs of wear, such as broken fibers, are apparent. Knots reduce the strength of the rope by more than 50%. Splicing is preferable. Misuse can result in serious injury or death.