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 Status
  • 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
    When creating 3d plans using either mu or dose weighting modes, if the user changes the physician's intent rx dose and/or the number of fractions, and then modifies the wedge angle, the mu value is scaled incorrectly.
  • Action
    Elekta sent an Important Field Safety Notice 382-01-MON-005 was sent to all affected customers on 9/29/2016. The notice informs users of the specific product and version numbers affected by the issue,and any work arounds that can be used to avoid the issue. The notice included an acknowledgment form which is to be returned. For questions regarding this recall call 314-993-0003 or 800-878-4287.


  • Model / Serial
    Software Builds 5.10 and 5.20
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - US to CA, FL, KY, MD, MO, MT, NJ, NC, PA, WA, WI. Internationally to Algeria. Antiqua & Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Columbia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Ecuador Estonia, France, Germany, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, Ukraine, Venezuela, and Zimbabwe.
  • Product Description
    Monaco RTP System || The Monaco system is used to make treatment plans for patients with prescriptions for external beam radiation therapy. The system calculates dose for photon treatment plans and displays, on-screen and in hard-copy, two or three dimensional radiation dose distribution 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