Recall of Monaco

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
    Open, Classified
  • Event Country
  • 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 delivery of composite vmat fields - when dicom is exporting an arc plan (vmat, dynamic conformal or 3d static arcs) and using the composite field sequencing (cfs) feature, the dicom exported plan will not match the approved treatment plan.
  • Action
    The firm, Elekta, issued an "URGENT IMPORTANT FIELD SAFETY NOTICE (IFSN 382-01-MON-001)" to all affected customers on August 18, 2014. The notice describes the product, problems and actions taken. Confirmation of receipt is to be completed by October 31, 2014. The problem will be resolved in patches to the following releases - Monaco 3.30 and Monaco 5.00. Development is underway with a release date of September 2014 with confirmation of installation of the patch no later than 6 months from release of the patch. An updated notice from the manufacturer is also being sent to affected customers (FCO: 382-01-MON-001 VID:2.0). If you have any queries about this Notice, please contact your local Elekta office or call 770-300-9725 or email:


  • Model / Serial
    Versions 3.20.00 and higher
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide distribution: US (nationwide) including states of: AL, AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, IL, IN, MD, MA, MI, MN, MO, MT, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, SD, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI, Puerto Rico; and countries of: Algeria, Angola, Antigua & Barbuda, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Libya, Lithuania, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sir Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, and Ukraine.
  • Product Description
    Monaco || The Monaco system is used to make treatment plans for patients with prescriptions for external beam radiation therapy. The system calculates dose for photon and electron treatment plans and displays, on-screen and in hard-copy, two or three-dimensional radiation dose distributions inside patients for given treatment plan set-ups.
  • Manufacturer


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