#c90016 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #c90016 (also known as Harvard crimson) is composed of 78.8% red, 0% green and 8.6% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 100% magenta, 89.1% yellow and 21.2% black. It has a hue angle of 353.4 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 39.4%. #c90016 color hex could be obtained by blending #ff002c with #930000. Closest websafe color is: #cc0000.

    • R 79
    • G 0
    • B 9
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 100
    • Y 89
    • K 21
    CMYK color chart

#c90016 color description : Strong red.

#c90016 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #c90016 has RGB values of R:201, G:0, B:22 and CMYK values of C:0, M:1, Y:0.89, K:0.21. Its decimal value is 13172758.

Hex triplet c90016 #c90016
RGB Decimal 201, 0, 22 rgb(201,0,22)
RGB Percent 78.8, 0, 8.6 rgb(78.8%,0%,8.6%)
CMYK 0, 100, 89, 21
HSL 353.4°, 100, 39.4 hsl(353.4,100%,39.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 353.4°, 100, 78.8
Web Safe cc0000 #cc0000
CIE-LAB 41.967, 67.194, 48.143
XYZ 24.234, 12.479, 1.892
xyY 0.628, 0.323, 12.479
CIE-LCH 41.967, 82.66, 35.621
CIE-LUV 41.967, 135.672, 26.733
Hunter-Lab 35.325, 60.634, 21.553
Binary 11001001, 00000000, 00010110

Color Schemes with #c90016

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Alternatives to #c90016

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#c90016 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #c90016

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#c90016 border color

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CSS codes
.text {color:#c90016;}
.background {background-color:#c90016;}
.border {border:1px solid #c90016;}

Shades and Tints of #c90016

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, #050001 is the darkest color, while #fff0f2 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #c90016

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #6c5d5e is the less saturated color, while #c90016 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #c90016 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.

  • #3f3f3f Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #5b3237 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #766b33 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #866600 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #ca1500 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #944428 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #9e4008 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #ca0d08 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population