Shields Vac Extra Heavy-Duty/Commercial-Grade Hose has a smooth cover and clear FDA formula PVC with a white vinyl helix. It is rated for full vacuum and is resistant to mild chemicals and saltwater. This hose is primarily used for bilge pump intake and discharge, potable water tank fill, drains (sinks, shower, and scupper), livewell intake and drain, and sanitation (intake, vent and pump out). This hose is utilized or below the waterline connections. Do not use ethylene glycol-based antifreeze in hose. Do not use in pressurized water systems. Sierra Part #116-146-0586.