#b9b9bc Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #b9b9bc is composed of 72.5% red, 72.5% green and 73.7% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 1.6% cyan, 1.6% magenta, 0% yellow and 26.3% black. It has a hue angle of 240 degrees, a saturation of 2.2% and a lightness of 73.1%. #b9b9bc color hex could be obtained by blending #ffffff with #737379. Closest websafe color is: #cccccc.

    • R 73
    • G 73
    • B 74
    RGB color chart
    • C 2
    • M 2
    • Y 0
    • K 26
    CMYK color chart

#b9b9bc color description : Grayish blue.

#b9b9bc Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #b9b9bc has RGB values of R:185, G:185, B:188 and CMYK values of C:0.02, M:0.02, Y:0, K:0.26. Its decimal value is 12171708.

Hex triplet b9b9bc #b9b9bc
RGB Decimal 185, 185, 188 rgb(185,185,188)
RGB Percent 72.5, 72.5, 73.7 rgb(72.5%,72.5%,73.7%)
CMYK 2, 2, 0, 26
HSL 240°, 2.2, 73.1 hsl(240,2.2%,73.1%)
HSV (or HSB) 240°, 1.6, 73.7
Web Safe cccccc #cccccc
CIE-LAB 75.229, 0.561, -1.523
XYZ 46.432, 48.643, 54.517
xyY 0.31, 0.325, 48.643
CIE-LCH 75.229, 1.623, 290.235
CIE-LUV 75.229, -0.175, -2.368
Hunter-Lab 69.745, -3.218, 2.476
Binary 10111001, 10111001, 10111100

Color Schemes with #b9b9bc

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Alternatives to #b9b9bc

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#b9b9bc Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #b9b9bc

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CSS codes
.text {color:#b9b9bc;}
.background {background-color:#b9b9bc;}
.border {border:1px solid #b9b9bc;}

Shades and Tints of #b9b9bc

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, #000000 is the darkest color, while #f5f5f6 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #b9b9bc

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #b9b9bc is the less saturated color, while #7a7afb is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #b9b9bc 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
  • #b9b9ba Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #bfbbbf Protanopia 1% of men
  • #ccb7c1 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #bebbc8 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #bcbabd Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #c5b8bf Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #bcbac3 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population