Around 200,000 Horizon T101-05 Treadmills were recalled after at least 71 people fell and were injured when the treadmills suddenly stopped, sped up, or changed speed on their own.
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Horizon Treadmills Recalled After 71 People Injured
On October 27, 2022, Horizon Fitness issued a recall for about 192,000 Horizon T101-05 Treadmills because they can stop, speed up, or change speed unexpectedly on their own, causing a person to fall and suffer injuries.
What is the Problem?
Dozens of people fell and suffered injuries when their Horizon treadmill changed speeds without warning. The “treadmills can unexpectedly accelerate, change speed, or stop without user input, posing a fall hazard,” according to the recall notice posted by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
How Many People Were Injured?
In the U.S., there were 71 reports of people who were injured after falling from a recalled Horizon Treadmill. These injuries involved bruises, abrasions and two broken bones. There were also at least 874 reports of the recalled treadmills unexpectedly changing speed.
In Canada, another 6 injuries were reported by safety officials. Another 7,000 Horizon T101-05 treadmills were also recalled.
Where Were The Recalled Treadmills Sold?
Horizon T101-05 folding treadmills (manufactured by Johnson Health Tech Technologies) were sold nationwide in the U.S. and Canada from March 2018 through October 2022.
They were sold at Dick’s Sporting Goods and Johnson Fitness & Wellness stores for between $600 and $1,000.
The recall involves the following treadmills:
- Model Name T101-05 China / Serial Numbers Starting With TM734
- Model Name T101-05 Vietnam / Serial Numbers Starting With TM486
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