#b22222 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #b22222 (also known as Firebrick) is composed of 69.8% red, 13.3% green and 13.3% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 80.9% magenta, 80.9% yellow and 30.2% black. It has a hue angle of 0 degrees, a saturation of 67.9% and a lightness of 41.6%. #b22222 color hex could be obtained by blending #ff4444 with #650000. Closest websafe color is: #993333.

    • R 70
    • G 13
    • B 13
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 81
    • Y 81
    • K 30
    CMYK color chart

#b22222 color description : Dark red.

#b22222 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #b22222 has RGB values of R:178, G:34, B:34 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0.81, Y:0.81, K:0.3. Its decimal value is 11674146.

Hex triplet b22222 #b22222
RGB Decimal 178, 34, 34 rgb(178,34,34)
RGB Percent 69.8, 13.3, 13.3 rgb(69.8%,13.3%,13.3%)
CMYK 0, 81, 81, 30
HSL 0°, 67.9, 41.6 hsl(0,67.9%,41.6%)
HSV (or HSB) 0°, 80.9, 69.8
Web Safe 993333 #993333
CIE-LAB 39.117, 55.915, 37.646
XYZ 19.222, 10.727, 2.572
xyY 0.591, 0.33, 10.727
CIE-LCH 39.117, 67.407, 33.951
CIE-LUV 39.117, 107.542, 23.2
Hunter-Lab 32.752, 47.444, 18.271
Binary 10110010, 00100010, 00100010

Color Schemes with #b22222

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Alternatives to #b22222

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#b22222 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #b22222

This text has a font color of #b22222.

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#b22222 background color

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#b22222 border color

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CSS codes
.text {color:#b22222;}
.background {background-color:#b22222;}
.border {border:1px solid #b22222;}

Shades and Tints of #b22222

A shade is achieved by adding black to any pure hue, while a tint is created by mixing white to any pure color. In this example, #0d0303 is the darkest color, while #fefcfc is the lightest one.

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Tones of #b22222

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #716363 is the less saturated color, while #d30101 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #b22222 is perceived by people affected by a color vision deficiency. This can be useful if you need to ensure your color combinations are accessible to color-blind users.

  • #4d4d4d Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #614444 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #6d643c Protanopia 1% of men
  • #7c5f21 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #b62d2e Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #864c32 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #904921 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #b42929 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population