Metal Detectable Earplugs help ensure compliance.

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Suitable for food and pharmaceutical processing industries, Jackson Safety H10 and H20 are disposable and reusable earplugs featuring embedded metal so they can be detected by scanners. Both are distinctive blue color for compliance monitoring and visibility, individually packaged for hygienic purposes, supplied in universal sizes, and available with cord for optimized safety and convenience.



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Kimberly-Clark Professional Introduces Metal Detectable Ear Plugs for Food Processing and Pharmaceutical Industries



ROSWELL, Ga. - Kimberly-Clark Professional has added two new products to its Jackson Safety brand hearing protection line: the H10 and H20 metal detectable disposable and reusable earplugs for use in the food and pharmaceutical processing industries.

Earplugs with embedded metal are used by these industries to ensure - via scanning - that earplugs or other forms of PPE for workers can be easily detected during food and pharmaceutical processing.

Like the other Jackson Safety brand hearing protection products, the new H10 and H20 metal detectable earplugs are designed to deliver both performance and comfort while improving compliance. The new earplugs are:

o A distinctive blue color for effective compliance monitoring and increased visibility in food and pharmaceutical processing environments.

o Individually packaged for hygienic purposes.

o Available in universal sizes.

o Disposable and reusable, and available with a cord, for improved safety and convenience.

As with other Kimberly-Clark Professional safety products, these hearing protection products feature an alpha-numeric naming system designed to simplify and streamline the product selection process. The new hearing protection products support Kimberly-Clark Professional's integrated head-to-toe approach to personal protective equipment design and the company's commitment to providing high-quality safety solutions that work well together.

For more information about these and other Kimberly-Clark Professional Safety products, visit www.kc-safety.com.

About Kimberly-Clark Professional

Kimberly-Clark Professional is an indispensable business partner, delivering leading-edge health, hygiene and productivity solutions that provide tangible value every day, everywhere. Kimberly-Clark Professional is also committed to reducing environmental impact at every stage in a product's life cycle with its Reduce Today, Respect Tomorrow program. Known for innovative, quality solutions for away-from-home washrooms, "clean" and "industrial" manufacturing environments, and DIY settings, the global brands of Kimberly-Clark Professional include Kleenex, Scott, Kimcare, WypAll, KleenGuard, and Kimtech. With the acquisition of Jackson Safety, Kimberly-Clark Professional offers an even broader range of PPE and other safety offerings, including welding and work-zone safety products. Located in Roswell, Ga., Kimberly-Clark Professional is one of Kimberly-Clark Corporation's four business segments and can be visited on the web at www.kcprofessional.com.

About Kimberly-Clark

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 150 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people - nearly a quarter of the world's population - trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds the No. 1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries.

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