Owners of the Peloton Tread+ exercise machines who have small children and pets should stop using the popular luxury treadmills immediately, a government consumer agency warned Saturday.
The danger warning from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission was prompted by 39 reported incidents that included children and animals getting trapped, pinned and pulled under the treadmill’s rear roller.
One child’s death is linked to the machines, the consumer watchdog agency said, citing a case reported to it in March by Peloton.
Some of those injured suffered cuts and broken bones, the agency said.
Along with the warning, the agency released