Recall of Device Recall Apex Addon microMLC

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Elekta, Inc..

What is this?

A correction or removal action taken by a manufacturer to address a problem with a medical device. Recalls occur when a medical device is defective, when it could be a risk to health, or when it is both defective and a risk to health.

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  • Type of Event
  • Event ID
  • Event Risk Class
    Class 2
  • Event Number
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Date Posted
  • Event Status
  • Event Country
  • Event Terminated Date
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Block, beam-shaping, radiation therapy - Product Code IXI
  • Reason
    If the apex collimator is incorrectly installed on the radiation head, a touchguard inhibit activates the view restrictions dialog box only shows the top 12 restrictions.
  • Action
    Elekta sent an Important Field Safety Notice Field Safety Notice FCO Ref: 20001407029 "Important information for the safe and satisfactory operation of Apex" to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to obey all the applicable instructions, warning, and cautions in the user documentation for each piece of equipment. For questions regarding this recall call 770-300-9725.


  • Model / Serial
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution including TX
  • Product Description
    Elekta, Apex add-on Micro MLC, collimator for radiation therapy.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Elekta, Inc., 400 Perimeter Center Ter Ne, Ste 50, Atlanta GA 30346-1227
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source