Low Risk Alcohol Consumption Thresholds

Update on the risks related to alcohol consumption levels, consumption patterns and type of alcoholic beverages.

Spanish version: Límites de consumo de bajo riesgo de alcohol

Document Low Risk Alcohol Consumption Thresholds

The objective of this document is to update the thresholds for low risk alcohol consumption, in order to reduce health problems, injuries, harm to others, and social and economic consequences attributable to alcohol consumption. It also provides updates on alcohol-related damage to health professionals, according to levels and patterns of consumption, and provide evidence-based data on the differential potential health effects of alcohol by type of drinks.

Low Risk Alcohol Consumption Thresholds Report:

Citizens information


Information for Health Professionals


Information for policymakers (NEW)

Last updated: 15/12/2021

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