Recall of Elekta 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 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
    Beam shaping block for Radiation Therapy. - Product Code IXI
  • Reason
    Clinical mistreatment may occur when there are errors in the clinical workflow, or settings are incorrect.
  • Action
    Important Field Safety Notices 200 01 406 030 (Changes to your system to improve the safe operation of DMLC) and 200 01 602 031 (Changes to your system to improve the safe operation of 3DLINE DMLC) letters were sent to customers on 8/15/2013 advising them of the issue and recommendations to resolve either by upgrading their system or to discontinue a clinical use of the device.


  • Model / Serial
    EM-042, EM7-004, EM-046, EM-060, EM-047, EM-029, EM7-003, EM7-002, EM7-008, EM-062, EM-063, EM3-004, 116001, 116012, 116044, 116055, 116014, 116052, 116023, 116056, 116053, 116043, 116047, 116051, 116122, 116068, 116013, 116046
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide distribution: AL, CT, FL, GA, IA, MS, MO, NJ, NY, ND, OH, OK, PA, RI, TX, VA and Puerto Rico.
  • Product Description
    DMLC IV-ERGO - Beam shaping block for Radiation Therapy.
  • Manufacturer


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