Washing instructions: Remove cover, close zipper and hand-wash in cold water using mild soap. Wash separately. Do not use bleach. Do not dry the cover in the clothes dryer. It will shrink! Air-dry the cover after washing. The cover will loose some of its color during the first few washings. Do not iron. To reinstall the cover, carefully compress foam when closing zipper. The cover is made of 100% Polyester. The carrying case is made of 100% nylon.