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Instructions for Use

How to use EarPeace

Please follow these instructions:

The most important aspect of wearing EarPeace ear plugs properly is to position the tab so you can easily and safely insert and remove the plug. Here’s how:  

  • Pinch silicone pull-tab between index finger and thumb as illustrated, making sure the tab is on top.
  • It is critical to pinch and hold the pull-tab as you insert the plug. This will position the pull-tab so that you can easily remove the plug from your ear. 
  • Reach over head with opposite hand and gently pull up and back on outer ear - this straightens the ear canal. Insert the ear plug until comfortably snug, using your thumb to gently apply pressure against the plastic filer and guide the plug. Wiggling the plug back and forth a little will help.  
    • DO NOT release the tab until you have successfully positioned the plug in ear
    • DO NOT push the plug further into ear after releasing the tab.
  • Pulling up on the ear straightens the ear canal and is necessary to a proper fit. Without this step EarPeace ear plugs will not provide maximum protection.
  • Be gentle and do not over-insert.
  • Clean after use with damp cloth and re-use.
If you have EarPeace HD, you will notice that it comes with two sets of filters:
  • Skin tone filters are Medium Protection lower the sound pressure by -11dB (30% more than original EarPeace).
  • Red filters are High Protection lower the sound pressure by -14dB (130% more than the original EarPeace).

Remember that every 3dB increase is a doubling of sound pressure. The way that 'volume' increases is not linear. Even small increases are very tough on the delicate parts of your inner ear that pick up high frequencies and enable you to have a rich sound experience. A -3dB reduction may not feel like a big difference but it halves the amount of time you can safely listen to that level of sound. More information on Noise Induce Hearing Loss (NIHL) here.

Also, please see the Performance Tab on EarPeace HD product page for a full description of performance.

    How do you know they are on correctly?

    Everyone’s ears are a little different and it will take some practice putting EarPeace on and taking it off to get it just right. We encourage you to try them on before going out and getting comfortable with how they feel.

    • EarPeace are designed to fit snugly in your ear and virtually disappear. With a little practice, you’ll feel the point at which EarPeace are snug and comfortable.
    • It's safe to insert them deep in the ear canal, but only when following the directions carefully and positioning the pull-tab properly so you can get them out.
    • DO NOT over insert EarPeace and not push the ear plugs further into the ear canal after releasing the pull-tab.  


    EarPeace is easy to clean and maintain.  Wipe the ear plugs off with a damp cloth (e.g. wash cloth) each time you wear them.  Keep them stored in the aluminum case.  If they become particularly dirty you can wash them in warm soapy water - however - remove the plastic attenuation filter before submerging the plug in water.  Reinsert the filter only after the plug has dried thoroughly.  The ear plugs should be replaced at any sign of wear and tear.


    EarPeace ear plugs are designed to provide comfortable, discrete hearing protection for situations like live music, nightclubs, sports arenas, the movies and more.  However, the effectiveness of EarPeace ear plugs depends on the circumstances of use and will also vary depending on factors such as the size of the user’s ear canal.  Please do not use EarPeace if you are going to be in situations that require a greater degree of protection than EarPeace can afford.  Please do not use EarPeace if you feel like your ears simply won’t accommodate a good fit.  EarPeace is not intended to be used in situations where there is intense impulse noise such as with firearms or heavy machinery like jack hammers.  Noise induced hearing damage is a factor of exposure time and decibel level.  Depending on the decibel level, hearing damage may occur even if EarPeace ear plugs are used correctly.  If you can not remove the ear plug or it has damaged the ear, please seek immediate assistance of an ENT physician.