#b90017 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #b90017 is composed of 72.5% red, 0% green and 9% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 100% magenta, 87.6% yellow and 27.5% black. It has a hue angle of 352.5 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 36.3%. #b90017 color hex could be obtained by blending #ff002e with #730000. Closest websafe color is: #cc0000.

    • R 73
    • G 0
    • B 9
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 100
    • Y 88
    • K 27
    CMYK color chart

#b90017 color description : Strong red.

#b90017 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #b90017 has RGB values of R:185, G:0, B:23 and CMYK values of C:0, M:1, Y:0.88, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 12124183.

Hex triplet b90017 #b90017
RGB Decimal 185, 0, 23 rgb(185,0,23)
RGB Percent 72.5, 0, 9 rgb(72.5%,0%,9%)
CMYK 0, 100, 88, 27
HSL 352.5°, 100, 36.3 hsl(352.5,100%,36.3%)
HSV (or HSB) 352.5°, 100, 72.5
Web Safe cc0000 #cc0000
CIE-LAB 38.514, 63.229, 43.495
XYZ 20.163, 10.379, 1.752
xyY 0.624, 0.321, 10.379
CIE-LCH 38.514, 76.744, 34.524
CIE-LUV 38.514, 123.922, 23.755
Hunter-Lab 32.216, 55.341, 19.327
Binary 10111001, 00000000, 00010111

Color Schemes with #b90017

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Alternatives to #b90017

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#b90017 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #b90017

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CSS codes
.text {color:#b90017;}
.background {background-color:#b90017;}
.border {border:1px solid #b90017;}

Shades and Tints of #b90017

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, #080001 is the darkest color, while #fff4f5 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #b90017

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #645557 is the less saturated color, while #b90017 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #b90017 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.

  • #3a3a3a Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #532e33 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #6d6333 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #7c5e06 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #bb1400 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #883f29 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #923c0c Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #ba0c08 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population