#b9b9b6 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #b9b9b6 is composed of 72.5% red, 72.5% green and 71.4% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 0% magenta, 1.6% yellow and 27.5% black. It has a hue angle of 60 degrees, a saturation of 2.1% and a lightness of 72%. #b9b9b6 color hex could be obtained by blending #ffffff with #73736d. Closest websafe color is: #cccccc.

    • R 73
    • G 73
    • B 71
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 0
    • Y 2
    • K 27
    CMYK color chart

#b9b9b6 color description : Grayish yellow.

#b9b9b6 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #b9b9b6 has RGB values of R:185, G:185, B:182 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0, Y:0.02, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 12171702.

Hex triplet b9b9b6 #b9b9b6
RGB Decimal 185, 185, 182 rgb(185,185,182)
RGB Percent 72.5, 72.5, 71.4 rgb(72.5%,72.5%,71.4%)
CMYK 0, 0, 2, 27
HSL 60°, 2.1, 72 hsl(60,2.1%,72%)
HSV (or HSB) 60°, 1.6, 72.5
Web Safe cccccc #cccccc
CIE-LAB 75.07, -0.554, 1.512
XYZ 45.799, 48.39, 51.181
xyY 0.315, 0.333, 48.39
CIE-LCH 75.07, 1.61, 110.118
CIE-LUV 75.07, 0.164, 2.33
Hunter-Lab 69.563, -4.214, 5.071
Binary 10111001, 10111001, 10110110

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.text {color:#b9b9b6;}
.background {background-color:#b9b9b6;}
.border {border:1px solid #b9b9b6;}

Shades and Tints of #b9b9b6

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, #070707 is the darkest color, while #fcfcfc is the lightest one.

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Tones of #b9b9b6

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #b9b9b6 is the less saturated color, while #fbfb74 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #b9b9b6 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.

  • #b9b9b9 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #b9b9b8 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #c0bbb9 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #cdb6bb Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #bfbac7 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #bdbab8 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #c6b7b9 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #bcb9c1 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population