Peloton Tread Treadmills recalled due to potential Injury Hazard

Starting date:
May 5, 2021
Posting date:
May 5, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-75547

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Peloton Tread Treadmill.
  • Issue: The touchscreen on the treadmill can detach and fall, posing a risk of injury to consumers.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled treadmills and contact Peloton for a full refund and information about a free inspection and repair.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Peloton Interactive Inc.

Affected products

Peloton Tread

Product description

This recall involves Peloton Tread treadmills with model TR02.The recalled Tread has a running space of 59 inches, a 23.8-inch high definition (HD) touchscreen console and a non-slatted running belt. The model number TR02 is printed on a black sticker located on the end cap in the front of the treadmill deck. The treadmills have a touchscreen and are black with the Peloton logo on the monitor and the side rails.

PLEASE NOTE: This product is different from the Peloton Tread+, which is not part of this recall and not sold in Canada.

Hazard identified

The screws attaching the touchscreen console to the treadmill can come loose, causing it to detach and fall, posing a risk of injury to consumers.

As of May 4, 2021, the company has received 83 incident reports in Canada, which includes 3 reports of minor injuries. In the United States, the company has received 18 reports of the touchscreen loosening, 6 reports of touchscreen detachments, and no report of injuries.

Number sold

The company reported that 5513 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and 1056 units were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold in Canada from February 2021 to May 2021.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China (console) and Taiwan (rest of unit)

Companies

Distributor
Peloton Interactive Canada, Inc.
Vancouver
British Columbia
CANADA
Manufacturer
Peloton Interactive, Inc.
New York
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled treadmills and contact Peloton for a full refund. Peloton is offering consumers who do not want a refund the option of waiting for a free inspection and repair that will secure the touchscreen to the treadmill to help prevent future incidents.

For more information, consumers can contact Peloton by telephone at 1-833-821-0099 from 9 am- 9 pm EST Monday through Sunday or by email: support@onepeloton.ca.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.