PVC Deck Makers Say Durability Class Too Hard To Define

Law360, New York (December 2, 2013, 1:01 PM EST) -- The makers of AZEK cellular PVC decking materials moved Wednesday to dismiss a putative Illinois class action brought by consumers who claim they were misled about the durability of the product, saying it will be nearly impossible to determine class membership.

CPG International Inc. and AZEK Building Products Inc. say the fact that consumers buy their products from lumberyards, contractors and other vendors rather than directly from the defendant companies means the proposed four-state class action fails to meet the a basic requirements of ascertainability. The...
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