In July 2010 Tyco Valves & Controls LP agreed to pay a US$218,000 civil penalty to settle charges of 26 unauthorized exports of controlled butterfly valves, ball valves and valve assemblies to Brazil, Chile, China, El Salvador, India, Israel, Jordan, Mexico, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. The valves are classified under ECCN 2B350 and controlled for reasons of chemical and biological weapons proliferation. Tyco voluntarily notified BIS of these unlicensed exports.