Bovedaís patented 58% humidity control packs regulate moisture content, keeping the contents of your containers at the perfect desired level. They donít need any activation or maintenance. Just place them in an airtight container with your items and BovedaÆ technology will do the rest. Only BovedaÆ responds to any atmospheric humidity conditions inside a container by adding or absorbing moisture as needed to maintain the predetermined relative humidity (RH) level of 58%. Your material will stay fresh, with stable moisture content, delivering a consistently exquisite experience every time. Lasts 2ñ4 months depending on conditions. Replace when BovedaÆ turns rigid.