Consumers Challenge PVC Deck Cos. Over Durability Claims

Law360, New York (November 26, 2012, 4:34 PM EST) -- The makers of AZEK cellular PVC decks were hit with a consumer class action Wednesday in New York contending they falsely advertise the durability of their low maintenance alternative decking, which allegedly cracks, rots and discolors after minimal use.

Proposed lead plaintiff Peggy Conway claims CPG International Inc. and AZEK Building Products Inc. mislead consumers in their promotion of cellular PVC decking materials, which they market as a longer-lasting alternative to traditional wood and composite material. Conway asserts the decking contains design and construction defects that...
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