#b50017 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #b50017 is composed of 71% red, 0% green and 9% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 100% magenta, 87.3% yellow and 29% black. It has a hue angle of 352.4 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 35.5%. #b50017 color hex could be obtained by blending #ff002e with #6b0000. Closest websafe color is: #cc0000.

    • R 71
    • G 0
    • B 9
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 100
    • Y 87
    • K 29
    CMYK color chart

#b50017 color description : Strong red.

#b50017 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #b50017 has RGB values of R:181, G:0, B:23 and CMYK values of C:0, M:1, Y:0.87, K:0.29. Its decimal value is 11862039.

Hex triplet b50017 #b50017
RGB Decimal 181, 0, 23 rgb(181,0,23)
RGB Percent 71, 0, 9 rgb(71%,0%,9%)
CMYK 0, 100, 87, 29
HSL 352.4°, 100, 35.5 hsl(352.4,100%,35.5%)
HSV (or HSB) 352.4°, 100, 71
Web Safe cc0000 #cc0000
CIE-LAB 37.641, 62.225, 42.422
XYZ 19.212, 9.888, 1.708
xyY 0.624, 0.321, 9.888
CIE-LCH 37.641, 75.31, 34.285
CIE-LUV 37.641, 120.985, 23.047
Hunter-Lab 31.445, 54.026, 18.792
Binary 10110101, 00000000, 00010111

Color Schemes with #b50017

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Alternatives to #b50017

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#b50017 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #b50017

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CSS codes
.text {color:#b50017;}
.background {background-color:#b50017;}
.border {border:1px solid #b50017;}

Shades and Tints of #b50017

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 #b50017

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #615455 is the less saturated color, while #b50017 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #b50017 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
  • #6b6133 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #795c0a Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #b81300 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #853d29 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #8f3a0f Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #b60c08 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population