Dual Durometer Design – Two plastics used in the molding process allow for ease of insertion and unmatched comfort. Dual Purpose -Seal out noise with a noise reduction rating of 26 decibels (highest ever for a flanged earplug), Exceptional ability to seal out water. Super Soft Seal Rings – Incredibly soft for extreme comfort, Detachable Cord – Convenient for hanging plugs around your neck in environments where noise comes and goes. Quickly and easily remove the cord for water activities. Washable and reusable, Shatterproof carrying case included.