Color Name: Safety Orange

Hex Color Code: #FF7900

RGB Color Code: RGB(255, 121, 0)

CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 52.5%, 100.0%, 0.0%

Pantone: PMS 151 C




Safety Orange (also known as blaze orange) was defined in ANSI standard Z535.1–1998 and is commonly used in various contexts to warn of hazards.



What color is Safety Orange?

Safety Orange color belongs to the Orange color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Safety Orange is #FF7900, and the RGB color code is RGB(255, 121, 0).

In the RGB color model, Safety Orange has a red value of 255, a green value of 121, and a blue value of 0. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 52.5% magenta, 100.0% yellow, and 0.0% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 28.5° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation, and 50.0 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Safety Orange has a hue of 28.5° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation and 100.0 % brightness/value.

Safety Orange is cool or warm?

The color Safety Orange is a warm color.

What is the LRV of Safety Orange?

Safety Orange has an LRV of nearly 35. By LRV value, it is a medium color.
Light Reflectance Value (LRV), indicates how light or dark a color will look on a scale of 0 (black) to 100 (white).





Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


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

RGBA - RGB(255, 121, 0)

Red 255 (100.0%)
Green 121 (47.5%)
Blue 0 (0.0%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)

HSL

Hue 28.47°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Lightness 50.00 %.
HWB H: 28.47°
W: 0.00 %
B: 0.00 %
LRV ~ 34.9 %
Munsell Color System 2.1YR 6.4/20.2
XYZ X : 48.08
Y : 34.93
Z : 4.21
YXY Y1 : 34.93
X : 0.55
Y2 : 0.4
CMY C : 0.00%
M : 52.55%
Y : 100.00%

CMYK

Cyan 0.00%
Magenta 52.55%
Yellow 100.00%
Key 0.00%

HSV/HSB

Hue 28.47°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Brightness / Value 100.00 %.
CIE-Lab L : 65.7
A : 46.24
B : 73.23
CIE-Lch L : 65.7
C : 86.61
H : 57.73
CIE-Luv L : 65.7
U : 111.92
V : 59.25
Hunter-Lab L : 59.11
A : 41.76
B : 37.15








Similar Colors and Paints



Colors similar to Safety Orange


Here are the colors similar to Safety Orange . 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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ΔE - 2.47 (97.5% similar)
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ΔE - 2.57 (97.4% similar)
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ΔE - 3.44 (96.6% similar)




Paint similar to Safety Orange


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Safety Orange . 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

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ΔE - 2.05 (97.9% similar)
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ΔE - 2.72 (97.3% similar)
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ΔE - 3.29 (96.7% similar)
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ΔE - 4.26 (95.7% similar)

Sherwin Williams

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ΔE - 4.45 (95.5% similar)
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ΔE - 5.64 (94.4% similar)
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Invigorate (SW 6886)
ΔE - 7.83 (92.2% similar)
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Amber Wave (SW 6657)
ΔE - 9.13 (90.9% similar)

Behr

#EE8442
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ΔE - 5.61 (94.4% similar)
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ΔE - 6.11 (93.9% similar)
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ΔE - 6.59 (93.4% similar)
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ΔE - 6.61 (93.4% similar)

PPG Paints

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ΔE - 6.96 (93.0% similar)
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ΔE - 8.01 (92.0% similar)







Color Combinations


View more Safety Orange - #FF7900 color palettes and color scheme combinations


Safety Orange ff7900 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 Orange ff7900 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 Orange ff7900 triadic Color Palette
Triadic Color Palette

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

Safety Orange ff7900 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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