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
  • 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
    Dose and mu are incorrect when ct images are viewed from the head, and, when using multiple prescriptions with forced densities.
  • Action
    The firm issued an URGENT IMPORTANT FIELD SAFETY NOTICE on 09/15/2015. The letter identified the affected device, as well as the reason for the recall, and clinical impact. Customers were informed that both issues would be resolved in Monaco Patch Release 5.10.01. The attached acknowledgement form should be completed, signed, and returned to a local Elekta Office or representative within 30 days. Questions regarding the notice should be directed to a local Elekta office.


  • Model / Serial
    Software Version 5.10.00
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution -- US, including the states of CA, IN, MI, MO, TX and WI; and, the countries of Australia, Canada, Germany, Greece, India, Netherlands, New Zealand, Turkey, and the UK.
  • Product Description
    Monaco Radiation Treatment Planning System. || Used to make treatment plans for patients with prescriptions for external beam radiation therapy.
  • Manufacturer


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