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Peloton Interactive Inc.'s Tread+ Treadmill. Image via Consumer Product Safety Commission Peloton Interactive Inc.’s Tread+ Treadmill. (Image via Consumer Product Safety Commission)

On May 5, Peloton announced a recall of all its treadmills in the wake of reports of dozens of injuries, including the death of a 6-year-old. Initially, however, the New York-based exercise equipment company — to the surprise of many lawyers — denied there were safety problems.

Peloton announced the recall of its Tread+ and Tread treadmills nearly a month after the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission warned Peloton owners not to use its Tread+ around small children or pets, who could get pulled underneath the machine.

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