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This draft guidance document provides the FDA’s recommendations on a risk-based framework that can be used in the credibility assessment of computational modeling and simulation (CM&S) used in medical device regulatory submissions. This guidance applies to physics-based, mechanistic, or other first principles-based models. The recommendations are intended to promote consistency and facilitate efficient review of medical device submissions.