Louisiana-Pacific Corporation and LP Building Products manufactured composite decking materials for outdoor decks under the brand names LP WeatherBest(R), WeatherBest(R), ABTCo and Veranda(R).
The composite decking products that look similar to natural wood and are sold in several different colors, including Driftwood Grey, Pacific Cedar, Tuscan Walnut, Western Redwood, Chestnut and Greystone. Consumers have complained that the composite decking deteriorates prematurely. The affected products were sold after January 1, 2005 through October 2007.
Consumers should check their Veranda, WeatherBest or ABTCo decking materials for visible cracks or deterioration on the surface, and/or chipping of the surface layers.
Name (Stock Symbol)
Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX)
Louisiana-Pacific Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in manufacturing and distributing building products for new home construction, repair and remodeling, manufactured housing, and light industrial and commercial construction.
LP Building Products
LP Building Products, a subsidiary of Louisiana Pacific, manufacturers building supplies.
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