Recall of Device Recall Dynamic Multileaf Collimator (DMLC)

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 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
    System, planning, radiation therapy treatment - Product Code MUJ
  • Reason
    It is possible to load different patients in the record and verify (r&v;) system and in the multilead control software (mcs).
  • Action
    Elekta, Inc. sent an "IMPORTANT NOTICE" letter dated May 25, 2011 to all affected customers. The letter describes the product, problem, and the actions to be taken by the customers. The letter recommends several precautions customers should use until Elekta finds a solution. Customers will be contacted when a solution is found.


  • Model / Serial
    116001, 116012, 116044, EM7-008, 116055, 116064, 116014, 116052, 116023, 116056, 116053, 116047, 116043, 116051, 116070, 116122, 116063, 116020, EM7-003, EM-029, EM7-006, 116024, 116068, 116013, EM3-026, EM3-004, 116046
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution-USA including the state of CT, FL, GA, IA, MN, MO, NJ, NY, ND, OH, OK, PA, RI, TX, VA , and WA.
  • Product Description
    Dynamic Multileaf Collimator (DMLC) || Shapes the radiation beam in treatment therapy.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Elekta, Inc., 4775 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, Bldg 300, #300, Norcross GA 30092-3011
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source