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Peloton will launch a new version of its Tread treadmill after its treadmills were recalled earlier this year following the death of a child.

In a statement Tuesday, Peloton said the treadmill will include several security features, such as a four-digit passcode that users must enter before activating the device and a physical security key to operate the treadmill.

“Our goal is to be the fitness solution of choice and the largest and safest home fitness brand in the world,” said John Foley, CEO and co-founder of Peloton, in a statement.

The treadmill will hit the US, Canada and UK markets on August 30th before arriving in Germany in the fall.

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In May, Peloton voluntarily recalled all of its treadmills after the fitness maker admitted in March that a child died in an accident using a Tread + treadmill.

In April, the Consumer Product Safety Commission warned owners not to use the Tread + if they had young children or pets at home, citing “serious risks”.

Peloton initially denied the agency’s claims, calling them “misleading” before finally agreeing to recall all of its treadmills.

“I want to make it clear that Peloton made a mistake in our initial response to the Consumer Product Safety Commission request to recall the Tread +,” Foley said in May. “We should have been more productive with them from the start. I apologize for that.

Nathan Bomey contributed to this report. Follow Brett Molina on Twitter: @ brettmolina23.

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