Color Name: Safety Blue
Hex Color Code: #004488
RGB Color Code: RGB(0, 68, 136)
CMYK Values *: 100.0%, 50.0%, 0.0%, 46.7%
Pantone PMS 285 C




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Safety Blue is a high-visibility safety color defined by ANSI standard that specifies the standards for safety and accident prevention information. Color is used on hazard symbols, warning signs, high-visibility clothing, etc.

What color is Safety Blue?

Safety Blue color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Safety Blue is #004488, and the RGB color code is RGB(0, 68, 136).

In the RGB color model, Safety Blue has a red value of 0, a green value of 68, and a blue value of 136. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 100.0% cyan, 50.0% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 46.7% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 210° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation, and 26.7 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Safety Blue has a hue of 210° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation and 53.3 % brightness/value.

Safety Blue is cool or warm?

Safety Blue is a cool color.





Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


Safety Blue color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB

RGBA - RGB(0, 68, 136)

Red 0 (0.0%)
Green 68 (26.7%)
Blue 136 (53.3%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)

HSL

Hue 210°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Lightness 26.67 %.
HWB H: 210°
W: 0.00 %
B: 46.67 %
LRV ~ 5.9 %
Munsell Color System 4.1PB 2.8/9.8
XYZ X : 6.51
Y : 5.91
Z : 24.09
YXY Y1 : 5.91
X : 0.18
Y2 : 0.16
CMY C : 100.00%
M : 73.33%
Y : 46.67%

CMYK

Cyan 100.00%
Magenta 50.00%
Yellow 0.00%
Key 46.67%

HSV/HSB

Hue 210°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Brightness / Value 53.33 %.
CIE-Lab L : 29.19
A : 9.81
B : -43.05
CIE-Lch L : 29.19
C : 44.16
H : 282.83
CIE-Luv L : 29.19
U : -16.06
V : -57.15
Hunter-Lab L : 24.31
A : 5.25
B : -41.72








Similar Colors and Paints



Colors similar to Safety Blue


Here are the colors similar to Safety Blue . Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.




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#004B93
Pepsi Blue
ΔE - 2.50 (97.5% similar)
#0F4D92
Yale Blue
ΔE - 3.01 (97.0% similar)




Paint similar to Safety Blue


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Safety Blue . Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.


Benjamin Moore

#144B86
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ΔE - 2.35 (97.6% similar)
#184A7C
Patriot Blue (2064-20)
ΔE - 2.74 (97.3% similar)
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Evening Blue (2066-20)
ΔE - 3.49 (96.5% similar)
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Delphinium (CC-872)
ΔE - 4.44 (95.6% similar)

Sherwin Williams

#164576
Honorable Blue (SW 6811)
ΔE - 2.39 (97.6% similar)
#284A70
Indigo (SW 6531)
ΔE - 4.29 (95.7% similar)
#25476A
Commodore (SW 6524)
ΔE - 4.56 (95.4% similar)
#225288
Frank Blue (SW 6967)
ΔE - 4.57 (95.4% similar)

PPG Paints

#234E86
Brilliant Blue (PPG1161-7)
ΔE - 3.39 (96.6% similar)
#2A4B6E
Blue Tang (PPG1160-7)
ΔE - 4.83 (95.2% similar)
#314A76
Dragonfly (PPG1162-7)
ΔE - 5.07 (94.9% similar)
#2C4D69
Celestial Blue (PPG1156-7)
ΔE - 6.30 (93.7% similar)

Behr

#2C538A
Flashy Sapphire (P520-7)
ΔE - 5.07 (94.9% similar)
#33578A
Dark Cobalt Blue (PPU15-03)
ΔE - 6.47 (93.5% similar)
#39497B
Expressionism (MQ5-49)
ΔE - 6.66 (93.3% similar)
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Tanzanite (P530-7)
ΔE - 7.06 (92.9% similar)







Color Combinations


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Safety Blue 004488 Monochromatic Color Palette
Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Safety Blue 004488 Analogous Color Palette
Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Safety Blue 004488 triadic Color Palette
Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

Safety Blue 004488 tetradic Color Palette
Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.







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