#b8172e Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #b8172e is composed of 72.2% red, 9% green and 18% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 87.5% magenta, 75% yellow and 27.8% black. It has a hue angle of 351.4 degrees, a saturation of 77.8% and a lightness of 40.6%. #b8172e color hex could be obtained by blending #ff2e5c with #710000. Closest websafe color is: #cc0033.

    • R 72
    • G 9
    • B 18
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 88
    • Y 75
    • K 28
    CMYK color chart

#b8172e color description : Strong red.

#b8172e Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #b8172e has RGB values of R:184, G:23, B:46 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0.88, Y:0.75, K:0.28. Its decimal value is 12064558.

Hex triplet b8172e #b8172e
RGB Decimal 184, 23, 46 rgb(184,23,46)
RGB Percent 72.2, 9, 18 rgb(72.2%,9%,18%)
CMYK 0, 88, 75, 28
HSL 351.4°, 77.8, 40.6 hsl(351.4,77.8%,40.6%)
HSV (or HSB) 351.4°, 87.5, 72.2
Web Safe cc0033 #cc0033
CIE-LAB 39.586, 60.59, 31.495
XYZ 20.568, 11.003, 3.625
xyY 0.584, 0.313, 11.003
CIE-LCH 39.586, 68.287, 27.465
CIE-LUV 39.586, 113.66, 18.344
Hunter-Lab 33.171, 52.631, 16.739
Binary 10111000, 00010111, 00101110

Color Schemes with #b8172e

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Alternatives to #b8172e

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#b8172e Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #b8172e

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.text {color:#b8172e;}
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Shades and Tints of #b8172e

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, #0a0102 is the darkest color, while #fef7f8 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #b8172e

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #686767 is the less saturated color, while #c80723 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #b8172e 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.

  • #4a4a4a Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #604044 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #6c654c Protanopia 1% of men
  • #7d612d Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #bb2726 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #884841 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #92462d Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #ba2129 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population