#b9b9bd Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #b9b9bd is composed of 72.5% red, 72.5% green and 74.1% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 2.1% cyan, 2.1% magenta, 0% yellow and 25.9% black. It has a hue angle of 240 degrees, a saturation of 2.9% and a lightness of 73.3%. #b9b9bd color hex could be obtained by blending #ffffff with #73737b. 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

#b9b9bd color description : Grayish blue.

#b9b9bd Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #b9b9bd has RGB values of R:185, G:185, B:189 and CMYK values of C:0.02, M:0.02, Y:0, K:0.26. Its decimal value is 12171709.

Hex triplet b9b9bd #b9b9bd
RGB Decimal 185, 185, 189 rgb(185,185,189)
RGB Percent 72.5, 72.5, 74.1 rgb(72.5%,72.5%,74.1%)
CMYK 2, 2, 0, 26
HSL 240°, 2.9, 73.3 hsl(240,2.9%,73.3%)
HSV (or HSB) 240°, 2.1, 74.1
Web Safe cccccc #cccccc
CIE-LAB 75.256, 0.75, -2.027
XYZ 46.54, 48.686, 55.087
xyY 0.31, 0.324, 48.686
CIE-LCH 75.256, 2.162, 290.309
CIE-LUV 75.256, -0.232, -3.158
Hunter-Lab 69.776, -3.048, 2.034
Binary 10111001, 10111001, 10111101

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Alternatives to #b9b9bd

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#b9b9bd Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #b9b9bd

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CSS codes
.text {color:#b9b9bd;}
.background {background-color:#b9b9bd;}
.border {border:1px solid #b9b9bd;}

Shades and Tints of #b9b9bd

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, #010101 is the darkest color, while #f6f6f6 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #b9b9bd

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #b9b9bd is the less saturated color, while #7a7afc is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #b9b9bd 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
  • #bfbbc0 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #cbb7c2 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #bebbc8 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #bcbabe Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #c5b8c0 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #bcbac4 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population