After bisphenol A (BPA) was banned from bottles, cups and containers intended for children under the age of three as well as sports bottles in 2010 in Washington State, the ban is now thought to be well enforced. On February 21, 2013 the Department of Ecology, Washington State, US published a news release on tests it had carried out in July 2012. Of 74 products tested by the state’s Department of Ecology last year, 96% did not contain levels of BPA above the enforcement limit of 20 ppm. Only one sample required the regulatory agency to take action because it contained BPA at a level of 100ppm, 5 times the limit that is enforced by the agency. Nearly all bottles tested were labeled “BPA-free”.