Mack's Moldable Snore Mufflers Silicone Ear Plugs

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Quick Overview
  • Protect your ears with the ultimate in earplug comfort.
  • Flexible orange 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 Snore Mufflers Silicone Ear Plugs

Mack's Moldable Snore Mufflers Silicone Ear Plugs

Mack's Snore Mufflers Silicone Putty Ear Plugs are make of modable, soft, silicone putty. Just like the others Mack's soft moldable silicone putty earplugs, it mold to the unique contours of any ear.

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

Mack's soft moldable silicone putty earplugs mold to the unique contours ofany ear. No pressure, cover-only design provides unsurpassed comfort forquality, restful sleep.

Multi-purpose

Mack’s Snore Mufflers Silicone Putty Ear Plugs is great for snoring spouses, roomates, fishing buddies, travelpartner, etc. It reduce noise by 22 decibels

Features

  • Help promote quality, restful sleep
  • Helps save marriages
  • No pressure, cover-only design offers unsurpassed comfort
  • Protects hearing from loud noises
  • Provides a better, more comfortable fit and seal than custom earplugs
  • #1 Doctor Recommended Brand to get a good night’s sleep when sleeping with a snoring spouse

A good night's sleep... a vital sign for health

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) indicates that insufficient sleep is associated with higher risk for

  • Diabetes
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Obesity
  • Depression

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 foam 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 Andrew

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    Great product, comfortable but doesn't block out wife's snoring
    I've been using Snore Mufflers for a few years now. Very comfortable, blocks most outside noises, but cannot block out my wife's snoring completely, but does reduce the 'impact' by about 50%. (Posted on 13-05-2019)
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    Review by Tiff

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    Great block-outs
    These are the best ear plugs I have tried. It drowns out most of my husband's snoring and he says it works for him against mine! Great for a nap when needed. (Posted on 23-01-2019)
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    Review by Ben

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    Good
    Definitely unlike other ear plugs; much more comfortable to wear while sleeping, but I still hate having anything in my ears. The attenuation is pretty good, blocks my partners snoring quite well, although she's not the loudest in the first place. They're also good at blocking out traffic noise.

    I'd definitely recommend trying these out if you're after something to block noise while you sleep. (Posted on 18-04-2018)
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    Review by Ian

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    Best I've used.
    Work really well. Sleep at last. (Posted on 27-10-2017)
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    Review by Andrew Zaverdinos

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    Comfortable and work well
    Nothing will muffle my wife's snoring - but probably the best I've tried. They fit snug and softly into the ear. I've tried 'noise cancelling' set which were uncomfortable and not as effective. Usually forget you have them in. (Posted on 16-04-2017)
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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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