Plycem Recalls Allura Decking Due to Fall and Injury Hazards

Name of product: Allura decking

Hazard: The recalled decking can deteriorate and crack, causing the deck surfacing to break. Consumers can fall through broken decking and suffer serious injuries.

Remedy: Repair

Recall date: November 21, 2017

Recall number: 18-044

Consumer Contact:

Plycem toll-free at 844-452-6787 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.allurausa.com and click on Decking Recalls to complete an online registration form and for more information.

Allura decking in natural wood

Description: The recall involves Allura™ fiber cement decking and fascia. The recalled decking was sold in 12-foot lengths and is 6 inches wide and one inch thick, and came in two styles: a hidden fastener application and a direct screw application. The recalled Allura™ fiber cement fascia, which was for vertical applications only, was sold in 12-foot lengths, is 8- and 12-inches wide and 7/16 inches thick. The decking and fascia were sold in a natural wood color with a wood grain texture. There are no labels or other identifying marks on the decking materials.Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using decks with the recalled decking materials and contact Plycem to schedule a free repair. Plycem is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:  Plycem has received three reports of the recalled decking cracking, resulting in one report of a leg injury to an adult male whose leg went through the cracked decking.

Sold At: Kelseyville Lumber and Trademark Exteriors as stock items and at Home Depot as a special order item from February 2014 through June 2017 for between $25 to $30 per board for the decking and about $25 to $40 per board for the fascia.

Manufacturer(s):  Plycem Construsistemas, of Costa Rica, S.A.

Importer(s):Plycem USA LLC, of Houston, Texas

Manufactured In: Costa Rica

Units: About 37,500 boards

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