Baxter International Inc. has issued a class I recall of its WatchCare Incontinence Management System due to potential radio frequency interference with other medical devices, the FDA announced on Nov. 23.
The system includes specific Centrella, Progressa, and VersaCare hospital beds and disposable incontinence pads. There have been 96 complaints of interference, mostly at distances less than 1 meter. No related serious injuries or deaths have been reported. The recall includes 8,550 devices distributed from Aug. 1, 2018, to Sept. 1, 2022.