Paracord is known by many names some of the more popular and well known are 550 cord, parachute cord, and utility cord. 550 cord can be used for many projects such as making fashion bracelets or survival bracelets, dog collars and leashes, lanyards, repairing ripped or torn items, general crafting purposes and that next camping trip your planing with the family. Our 550 cord Type III Mil-Spec and is made in the USA by a government contractor. Made from 100% Nylon 5/32″ Diameter. Quick Drying and will not rot or mildew, easy to clean.