#b9b9ad Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #b9b9ad is composed of 72.5% red, 72.5% green and 67.8% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 0% magenta, 6.5% yellow and 27.5% black. It has a hue angle of 60 degrees, a saturation of 7.9% and a lightness of 70.2%. #b9b9ad color hex could be obtained by blending #ffffff with #73735b. Closest websafe color is: #cccc99.

    • R 73
    • G 73
    • B 68
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 0
    • Y 6
    • K 27
    CMYK color chart

#b9b9ad color description : Grayish yellow.

#b9b9ad Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #b9b9ad has RGB values of R:185, G:185, B:173 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0, Y:0.06, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 12171693.

Hex triplet b9b9ad #b9b9ad
RGB Decimal 185, 185, 173 rgb(185,185,173)
RGB Percent 72.5, 72.5, 67.8 rgb(72.5%,72.5%,67.8%)
CMYK 0, 0, 6, 27
HSL 60°, 7.9, 70.2 hsl(60,7.9%,70.2%)
HSV (or HSB) 60°, 6.5, 72.5
Web Safe cccc99 #cccc99
CIE-LAB 74.843, -2.163, 6.081
XYZ 44.898, 48.029, 46.438
xyY 0.322, 0.345, 48.029
CIE-LCH 74.843, 6.454, 109.584
CIE-LUV 74.843, 0.662, 9.231
Hunter-Lab 69.303, -5.64, 8.784
Binary 10111001, 10111001, 10101101

Color Schemes with #b9b9ad

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Alternatives to #b9b9ad

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#b9b9ad Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #b9b9ad

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CSS codes
.text {color:#b9b9ad;}
.background {background-color:#b9b9ad;}
.border {border:1px solid #b9b9ad;}

Shades and Tints of #b9b9ad

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, #030302 is the darkest color, while #f8f8f7 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #b9b9ad

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #b3b3b3 is the less saturated color, while #f9f96d is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #b9b9ad 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.

  • #b8b8b8 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #b8b8b6 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #c1bbb0 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #d0b5b3 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #c0b9c6 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #bebaaf Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #c7b7b1 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #bdb9bd Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population