Recall of Device Recall Focal SIM

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
    System,planning,radiation therapy treatment - Product Code MUJ
  • Reason
    Incorrect patient shift directions when the setup reference dialog is printed out when the dicom coordinates option is enabled for reports.
  • Action
    IMPAC Medical Systems, Inc. sent an Important Safety Notice LINFFM0001/1.0 on June 21, 2012, to consignees on concerning a patch to the software. The Notice identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to not use the DICOM coordinates option for Reports when printing the Setup Reference Diaglog. Customers were instructed go to, select the SupportPlus Login at the tope of the page, enter their portal, select Downloads/Updates to download the latest patches. For questions regarding this recall call 770-670-2548.


  • Model / Serial
    Version 4.64.00 - 4.700, inclusive
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution including CA, CT, FL, IL, IN, KY, MI, MN, MO, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OK, OR, PA, WA, and WI.
  • Product Description
    Focal SIM || Planning of radiation therapy
  • Manufacturer


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