The US Consumer Protection Agency (CPSC) recommended Saturday Stop using a Peloton treadmill “immediately” as it poses a risk to children after dozens of reports of accidents and the death of a minor.
In a tweet posted today, The CPSC requests to immediately stop using the Peloton Thread + tapeIt is more expensive than the two marketed by the New York home exercise brand $ 4,000 in the US, in homes with young children.
Federal Consumer Protection Agency received 39 reports of accidents related to the treadmill, So is the death of a child.
Little kids are taking risks Falling between the turntable and the ground can cause serious injury or even death, As detailed by the agency.
Peloton responded with a statement on its website He mocked the CPSC’s one-sided press release on the Peloton Tread + Because it is inaccurate and misleading “It was said that there was no reason to stop using the treadmill.
But weeks before her Peloton announced that a child had died from an accident with Peloton Thread +.
“CPSC thinks that Peloton Thread + poses a serious risk of abrasion, fracture or death for babies. In light of the multiple reports of children being detained and pulled under an adhesive tape at the back, CPSC Urges Consumers With Babies In The Home To Stop Using It Immediately, Indicates in the statement.
An official familiar with the Child Safety Services Committee’s concerns said the agency was disturbed by reports of victims being pushed under machines and suffering injuries, including broken bones and head trauma. “This does not happen with other mills.” The official said. “It’s a different risk pattern than you usually see.”
Peloton, whose share price has tripled in the past year, has become cIt is thus a debt to its members who follow a virtual routine with a large screen and whose use has become popular during the pandemic.
In this context, he reported on Saturday Washington Post, Home exercise company Fight against a federal safety agency request that the company take back products and has delayed the agency’s investigation of potential safety issuesAccording to officials familiar with the accident.
There is a precedent in the country with comfort Malm of IKEA pulls out of the market for causing the death of many children in the United States.
With information from EFE