Recall of Device Recall Oncentra External Beam

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
    During the planning process the beam weights can be changed by the customers. when the beam weights are changed and renumbered and this happens during the dose calculation it is possible to save and reopen the plan without any error messages.
  • Action
    Nucletron sent a Customer Information Bulletin 555.00248 to all affected customers. The bulletin identified the product, problem, and actions to be taken by the customers. The bulletin contained information on how an incorrect dose association can be prevented by not renumbering beams during recalculation. A Read Confirmation Form was included for customers to complete and return. Contact your local Nucleton Service Representative for questions regarding this notice.


  • Model / Serial
    None as the product is software
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution-including the states of AL, CA, DC, KS, LA, MO, NB, NY, NC, ND, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, TX, and WA.
  • Product Description
    Oncentra External Beam 4.1. || Radiation treatment planning software designed to analyze and plan radiation treatments in their dimension for the purpose of treating patients with cancer.
  • Manufacturer


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