#b50016 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #b50016 is composed of 71% red, 0% green and 8.6% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 100% magenta, 87.8% yellow and 29% black. It has a hue angle of 352.7 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 35.5%. #b50016 color hex could be obtained by blending #ff002c with #6b0000. Closest websafe color is: #cc0000.

    • R 71
    • G 0
    • B 9
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 100
    • Y 88
    • K 29
    CMYK color chart

#b50016 color description : Strong red.

#b50016 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #b50016 has RGB values of R:181, G:0, B:22 and CMYK values of C:0, M:1, Y:0.88, K:0.29. Its decimal value is 11862038.

Hex triplet b50016 #b50016
RGB Decimal 181, 0, 22 rgb(181,0,22)
RGB Percent 71, 0, 8.6 rgb(71%,0%,8.6%)
CMYK 0, 100, 88, 29
HSL 352.7°, 100, 35.5 hsl(352.7,100%,35.5%)
HSV (or HSB) 352.7°, 100, 71
Web Safe cc0000 #cc0000
CIE-LAB 37.634, 62.205, 42.921
XYZ 19.202, 9.884, 1.656
xyY 0.625, 0.322, 9.884
CIE-LCH 37.634, 75.576, 34.606
CIE-LUV 37.634, 121.133, 23.27
Hunter-Lab 31.439, 54.003, 18.885
Binary 10110101, 00000000, 00010110

Color Schemes with #b50016

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Alternatives to #b50016

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#b50016 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #b50016

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#b50016 border color

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CSS codes
.text {color:#b50016;}
.background {background-color:#b50016;}
.border {border:1px solid #b50016;}

Shades and Tints of #b50016

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, #040001 is the darkest color, while #fff0f2 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #b50016

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #615455 is the less saturated color, while #b50016 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #b50016 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.

  • #393939 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #522e32 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #6b6132 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #795c03 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #b81300 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #853d27 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #8f3a0a Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #b60c08 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population