The in-home fitness company introduced the recall on its PR70P clip-in bike pedals on Thursday in cooperation with the US Client Merchandise Security Fee. The federal company says Peloton (PMCCF) has obtained no less than 120 shopper studies of PR70P pedal breakages, 16 of which concerned leg accidents.
5 of these accidents “required medical care, equivalent to stitches to the decrease leg,” the fee wrote in a Thursday announcement on its web site.
Peloton acknowledged the axles on the PR70P pedals “can break unexpectedly throughout use, which can lead to damage” in a blog post on its web site Thursday, instructing clients to discard the pedals instantly.
The corporate stated the PR70P mannequin is its first-generation bike pedal, fitted on bikes that have been bought between July 2013 and Might 2016.
“When you purchased your bike between July 2013 and Might 2016 and have by no means changed your pedals, you should still have PR70P pedals fitted in your bike,” the corporate stated.
Peloton stated it despatched an electronic mail in regards to the recall to affected clients, which features a link to submit an order for brand new pedals at no extra value. Affected clients can even name the corporate’s help staff to get new pedals.