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The midsized Washington-based law regulatory firm Keller and Heckman is advising Peloton Interactive Inc. in a clash with a U.S. consumer product safety regulator over its warning that a treadmill made by the exercise equipment and fitness company poses an urgent public danger.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission on Saturday urged consumers to stop using the Peloton Tread+ machine. The agency cited “multiple incidents of small children and a pet being injured beneath the machines.” At least one child death has been linked to a Peloton Tread+ machine. The company has refuted the federal agency’s warning.

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Mike Scarcella

Mike Scarcella is a senior editor in Washington on ALM Media's regulatory desk. Contact him at [email protected]. On Twitter: @MikeScarcella. Mike works on a slate of newsletters: Supreme Court Brief | Higher Law | Compliance Hot Spots | Labor of Law.

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