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Feds urge parents to stop using Peloton treadmill after child death

19 days ago   |   By New York Post

The US government issued an urgent warning Saturday, telling consumers to stop using the Peloton Tread+ after “dozens of incidents of children being sucked beneath” the treadmill. The warning came a month after the New York-based exercise equipment company with a near-cultish customer base acknowledged that a child died in an incident involving the treadmill...
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Peloton Tread+ owners should immediately stop using the fitness equipment, following reports of a child's death and other injuries, regulators say

Peloton Tread+ owners should immediately stop using the fitness equipment, following reports of a child's death and other injuries, regulators say

19 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Consumer safety regulators issued an urgent warning on Saturday to people who own a Peloton Tread+, saying they should stop using the equipment after one child died and multiple others were injured after being sucked under the machine.
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission said the agency was aware of 39 incidents in which children and one pet got trapped under the machine.
In statement, it said: "CPSC staff believes the Peloton Tread+ poses serious risks to children for abrasions, fractures, and death. In light of multiple reports of children becoming entrapped...
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Stop using Peloton Tread+ 'immediately,' federal safety agency warns after child death, 38 reported 'incidents'

Stop using Peloton Tread+ 'immediately,' federal safety agency warns after child death, 38 reported 'incidents'

19 days ago   |   By ABC

The CPSC stated that children and pets can become "entrapped, pinned and pulled under the rear roller of the product," posing risk for "abrasions, fractures and death."
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