How to properly clean silicone earplugs? Either sleep silicone earplugs, which are 100% made of silicone, or custom-fitted flat-response attenuators, which contains a removable, partly metallic filter (the rest is silicone).
I have read many advice without medical evidence, such as:
- Fill a bowl with warm water and soap + Insert your ear plugs into the soapy water + Wipe or scrub the ear plugs + Rinse and dry the ear plugs (https://www.wikihow.com/Clean-Earplugs)
- Disinfect dry ear plugs, if desired. Fill a clean spray bottle with a small amount of isopropyl (rubbing) alcohol. Mist dry ear plugs lightly with the alcohol. (https://www.wikihow.com/Clean-Earplugs)
For example, I would like the two earplugs on the left to be cleaned to look like the two earplugs on the right: