Recall of Synergy XVI kV Generator

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
    Accelerator, linear, medical - Product Code IYE
  • Reason
    A small number of sites have experienced situations with kv generator transformers overheating due to a diode failure on the interface board.
  • Action
    The firm, Elekta, issued a "FIELD CHANGE ORDER MANDATORY ACTION" notice dated October 20, 2011 to its customers to add fuse protection for the kV transformers. The notice describes the product, problem, provides instructions and procedures and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to follow any instructions or recommendations covered in the notice and to file the document in the Important Notice section of the appropriate User Manual. Elekta will contact the customer if the FCO is applicable to their kV generator. If you have any questions, call 770-300-9725.


  • Model / Serial
    G30369, G29103, G34727, G32313, G30367, G29101, G31330, G34401, G32304, G30962, G30610, G30668, G29986, G28427, G28581, G28673, G28430, G28755, G28576, G28574, G28676, G28678, G28811, G28763, G28806, G28863, G28809, G28864, G28936, G29035, G29042, G30720, G28929, G29043, G29102, G28421, G29296, G29299, G29843, G31188, G29832, G29838, G29844, G29840, G29983, G30300, G30027, G29980, G30210, G30213, G30034, G30208, G30309, G30310, G30530, G30533, G30558, G30565, G32986, G30606, G30611, G30961, G30718, G30662, G30717, G31397, G31326, G31186, G31190, G31323, G29842, G34393, G31404, G31512, G31522, G31518, G31515, G31517, G30073, G32359, G32363, G32305, G32364, G32366, G32385, G32425, G32389, G32501, G32680, G32682, G32809, G32814, G34285, G32905, G32820, G32821, G32824, G32904, G32908, G33335, G33339, G33338, G33428, G33433, G34150, G34288, G34151, G34159, G34290, G34348, G34347, G34350, G34397, G34501, G34684, G34502, G34505, G34689, G30974, G34691, G34980, G34983, G34726
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide distribution: USA including states of: AL, AK, AZ, CA, CT, FL, GA, IL, IA, KY, MD, MS, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TX, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, Puerto Rico, & DC.
  • Product Description
    Elekta Synergy XVI X-ray Volume Imaging System || To be used as part of radiation therapy treatment process.
  • Manufacturer


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