Mack's Moldable Pillow Soft Silicone Earplugs

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Quick Overview
  • Protect your ears with the ultimate in earplug comfort.
  • Flexible white silicone putty earplugs to conform to your unique ear contours.
  • Safe - Non-toxic and hypo-allergenic
  • Reuse up to 5 times
  • Made in USA
  • 6 pairs

Mack's Moldable Pillow Soft Silicone Earplugs

Mack's Moldable Pillow Soft Silicone EarPlugs

Protect your ears with the ultimate in earplug comfort

Whether you're flying, swimming, or sleeping, Mack's Pillow Soft Earplugs are designed to fit comfortably and securely for a perfect fit. These doctor-recommended plugs are made with flexible silicone putty to conform precisely to the unique contours of your ear, creating an effective seal.

Provides non-toxic, non-allergenic waterproof protection and the #1 Doctor Recommended Brand to get a good night’s sleep when sleeping with a snoring spouse.

The Original

Mack’s founders, Ray and Cecilia Benner, invented the first moldable silicone earplugs in 1962. The original formula is still used today.

Maximum Comfort

The ultimate in earplug comfort, Mack’s silicone putty molds to the unique contours of any ear and provides a better fit and seal than custom-molded ear plugs. Safe use with ear tubes and provides protection as well after surgeries.

Multi-purpose

Mack’s Pillow Soft Silicone Earplugs are versatile,blocking out water and reducing noise by 22 decibels (dB). They’re great for sleeping, swimming, traveling, snoring, studying, loud music concerts, motor sports, etc.

Ideal use for

Sleeping

In this fast-paced and often noisy world, proper rest can be elusive. Snoring noise can disrupt sleep and lead to stress and tension among spouses, partners and roommates. To perform at your best and maintain good health, your body and mind require sufficient, good quality sleep.

With these comfortable Mack's Ear Plugs for sleeping and snoring, you can reduce noise, relax and get the good night's sleep you need.

Swimming

Help prevent swimmer’s ear infections (otitis externa) and surfer’s ear (exostosis) with the Official Earplugs of USA Swimming! These swimming ear plugs are also great for surfing, showering, kayaking, rafting, snorkeling and bathing.

With Mack’s waterproof earplugs for swimming, you can hit the shower, waves, or pool with confidence.

Travel

These comfortable ear plugs for traveling help block out noise from travel partners and neighbors who disrupt sleep on airplanes, trains and in autos and hotels.

Mack's moldable putty travel ear plugs also help reduce the potentially harmful effects of loud engine noise during air travel. Get the rest and relaxation you need with Mack's Earplugs.

Loud Noise

Safe, comfortable hearing protection. Mack’s noise reduction ear plugs help reduce the potentially harmful effects of exposure to high or bothersome noise levels. Protect your hearing from loud events, music concerts, shop work, night clubs, motorcycles, shooting sports, etc.

Mack's Ear Plugs help preserve your hearing and provide you with some peace in a noisy world.

Directions

To Apply:

  • Make sure hands and ear opening are clean and dry. Shape whole plug into a ball.
  • Place plug over ear opening and flatten to form airtight seal. Avoid hair.

Warning: Do not insert into ear canal. Cover only. Do not cut, break apart or elongate.

To Remove: To loosen and remove, press up behind ear. Discard when soild or no loger sticky (up to 5 uses).

FAQ's

How long can I re-use the earplugs before they need to be replaced?

The earplugs may be re-used until they are dirty or no longer sticky (up to 5 uses). Keeping your hands and ears clean and dry prior to handling/applying the earplugs will help prolong the useable life of the earplugs.

What are the silicone earplugs made of and do they contain latex?

The earplugs are made of moldable, non-irritating silicone rubber and do not contain any latex.

Can the earplugs be cleaned?

No. Keeping your hands and ears clean and dry prior to handling/applying the earplugs will help prolong the useable life of the earplugs.

Are there any additional application tips to help me get an airtight / watertight seal with the earplugs?

First try re-reading the directions, then apply a fresh pair of earplugs, making sure your hands and ears are clean and dry. Moldable silicone earplugs are designed to stick to the surface of a clean, dry ear. If the earplugs are being used in a moist and/or dirty environment, be sure the hands and ears are clean and dry before applying or re-inserting the earplugs or a proper seal may not be achieved. A sign that you have achieved a proper seal is that your own voice will sound more internal and exaggerated. Lastly, try covering the ear canal with the earplug starting from the rear and moving toward the face. This technique squeezes out some of the air in the ear canal before sealing it shut, thus creating a bit of a suction effect. This last technique takes a little practice but creates an excellent seal when done correctly.

Can I break the earplugs in half for smaller sized ears?

No. The earplugs are designed to cover the ear canal. Breaking them into smaller pieces may cause the user to push the earplug into the ear canal making it more difficult to remove. We recommend using Mack's® Kid's Size Silicone Earplugs for children six and under.

Will the earplugs melt if they are exposed to warm temperatures?

Absolutely not. The earplugs may become slightly more pliable when exposed to warm temperatures, but never viscous. Each batch of material is stability tested in our lab at over 350 degrees F. (The typical temperature for a hot tub and sauna is 104 degrees F and 170 degrees F respectively.) To date, not a single test has shown positive results for melting or shape transformation (instability).

Are the moldable silicone earplugs safe to use for flying discomfort? If so, when and how do I use them?

These earplugs have been used while flying since the early 1960's and our users report them to be safe and effective for reducing flying discomfort. In addition, Dr. Ira Rubin, MD, PhD has found Mack's® Pillow Soft® Silicone earplugs to be an effective tool in preventing ear pain in children, especially infants, during plane trips. As he is quoted in a leading pediatric journal: "When molded to the ear canal, they protect the ear from painful air pressure changes and reduce noise as well. Parents report that ear plugs work especially well with infants when left in place for the entire flight. I suggest a trial run a week before the trip if parents anticipate a child's refusing to leave the ear plugs in place."

It is believed that the plugs slow down and/or decrease the effects of the pressure changes, thus allowing the ears more time to respond and equalize. As mentioned above, another manner by which the plugs help is by lowering the noise levels in the cabin allowing the user to rest, thus helping combat the effects of jet lag. The benefit of this rest is twofold in that is also helps calm and relax the "tense" flyer, thus allowing them to equalize more effectively. If you are suffering from an ear health condition, we recommend you consult an E.N.T. (ear, nose, and throat doctor) before flying while using the earplugs.

As the earplugs are only to be used as an aid, the user needs to take an active roll in trying to prevent the onset of the discomfort. The person should try to stay ahead of and prevent the discomfort by trying to "clear" their ears by one of the various known methods. This is especially important during descent when most of the discomfort occurs. One of the methods involves plugging the nose while applying slight blowing pressure while holding one's breath. Another method is to chew gum. It is not the gum itself, but the wide opening motion of the jaw and the act of swallowing that helps aid in the equalization process. Therefore, either faking it or merely munching on some snacks can achieve the same results.

We recommend wearing the earplugs the entire flight, up until the airplane has landed and the cabin has been depressurized

NDIS

Sleep Solutions is registered as a provider with the NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme)

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    Review by Yvonne

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    Best earplugs ever
    I had tried a few other ear plugs to block out noise and the sound of my husband snoring and I was a little bit sceptical because these didn't have the highest db rating. However, these were super soft and comfortable AND they were so good at blocking out sound that I have been able to sleep right through and not even slightly hear my husband snore. Best earplugs ever. (Posted on 04-08-2020)
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    Review by Rick

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    Great! They do the job and are comfortable when sleeping on your side!
    I have used these for a few years now! (Posted on 04-08-2020)
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    Review by Michele

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    Awesome product
    I use these every night as I'm a light sleeper and it blocks out the husbands snoring and any other noises that would normally keep me awake (Posted on 30-07-2020)
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    Review by Shane

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    Best around
    Getting toward the end of their usable life they are not as effective. Must have something to do with the stickiness of the plug. Snoring partner is never blocked completely but the Mack's moldables gives enough block out and allows me to not wait for the next breath. (Posted on 16-07-2020)
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    Review by Trevor

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    Soft earplugs
    Great value compared to buying at chemist work well for a good night sleep (Posted on 12-07-2020)
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Ear Plug Type Silicone
Manufacturer Mack's
Material Silicone putty (latex free)
Pack Quantity 6 Pairs
Noise Reduction Rating (NRR) 22 dB
Fit One size fits all (mouldable)
Suitable For Swimming, Surfing, Sleeping, Reading, Travel, Flying, Loud Events, General noise reduction
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