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) is a measure of how much visible light is reflected off a surface. It is a number on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white. The higher the LRV, the more light the color reflects and the lighter it will appear.






Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


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


RGBA / RGB

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

CMYK

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

HSL

HSL(28.47deg, 100.0 %, 50.0 %)

Hue
28.47°
Saturation
100.00 %.
Lightness
50.00 %.

RYB

RYB(134, 121, 0)
Red
134 (52.5%)
Yellow
121 (47.5%)
Blue
0 (0.0%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
28.47°
Saturation
100.00 %.
Brightness / Value
100.00 %.

HWB

H: 28.47°

W: 0.00 %

B: 0.00 %

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%


LRV

~ 34.9 %

Munsell Color System

2.1YR 6.4/20.2

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



Named 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.








Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system


Pantone TCX


Safety Orange color similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Safety Orange to Pantone TCX




Pantone PMS


Safety Orange color similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Safety Orange to Pantone PMS


#FF7500
PANTONE 2018 C
ΔE - 1.19 (98.8% similar)
#FF8200
PANTONE 151 C
ΔE - 2.79 (97.2% similar)
#F68132
PANTONE 6018 C
ΔE - 3.39 (96.6% similar)
#FF7F32
PANTONE 1575 C
ΔE - 3.86 (96.1% similar)


British Standard 4800


Safety Orange color similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Safety Orange to British Standard 4800


#FF8311
BS 08-E-51 - Golden Ambar
ΔE - 2.57 (97.4% similar)
#FE6800
BS 06-D-44 - Orange
ΔE - 4.82 (95.2% similar)
#FF6D1C
BS 06-E-51 - Clementine
ΔE - 5.22 (94.8% similar)
#FF6600
BS 06-E-53 - Orange
ΔE - 5.36 (94.6% similar)


RAL Classic


Safety Orange color similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Safety Orange to RAL Classic


#F67828
RAL 2003 - Pastel Orange
ΔE - 3.44 (96.6% similar)
#E26E0E
RAL 2011 - Deep Orange
ΔE - 5.86 (94.1% similar)
#ED6B21
RAL 2008 - Bright Red Orange
ΔE - 6.38 (93.6% similar)
#DA6E00
RAL 2000 - Yellow Orange
ΔE - 7.28 (92.7% similar)


RAL Design


Safety Orange color similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Safety Orange to RAL Design




Similar colors from Brand, Business, School, Organization, Sports, Flag



#F58025
Princeton Orange
ΔE - 2.47 (97.5% similar)
#F48024
Stack Overflow Orange
ΔE - 2.57 (97.4% 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


Safety Orange color similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Safety Orange to Benjamin Moore


#F47C1B
Startling Orange (2016-10)
ΔE - 2.05 (97.9% similar)
#F57C28
Orange Burst (2015-20)
ΔE - 2.72 (97.3% similar)
#F78523
Citrus Orange (2016-20)
ΔE - 3.29 (96.7% similar)
#F0701A
Electric Orange (2015-10)
ΔE - 4.26 (95.7% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Safety Orange color similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Safety Orange to Dunn-Edwards


#FF8830
Bright Mango (DE 5195)
ΔE - 3.55 (96.4% similar)
#FF8D28
Instant Orange (DEA 114)
ΔE - 4.84 (95.2% similar)
#FF8A4A
Valley of Fire (DE 5167)
ΔE - 6.54 (93.5% similar)
#FF9532
Energy Orange (DE 5223)
ΔE - 6.96 (93.0% similar)


Sherwin Williams


Safety Orange color similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Safety Orange to Sherwin Williams


#EC8430
Navel (SW 6887)
ΔE - 4.45 (95.5% similar)
#EB882C
Carnival (SW 6892)
ΔE - 5.64 (94.4% similar)
#E47237
Invigorate (SW 6886)
ΔE - 7.83 (92.2% similar)
#D28240
Amber Wave (SW 6657)
ΔE - 9.13 (90.9% similar)





Valspar


Safety Orange color similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Safety Orange to Valspar


#FC8901
Orange Fruit (2011-1)
ΔE - 5.33 (94.7% similar)
#EE8441
Carrot Cake (2007-3A)
ΔE - 5.47 (94.5% similar)
#DF7601
First of Fall (V011-3)
ΔE - 6.27 (93.7% similar)
#EC793C
Autumn Glimmer (2003-1A)
ΔE - 6.56 (93.4% similar)


Behr


Safety Orange color similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Safety Orange to Behr


#EE8442
Construction Zone (P220-7)
ΔE - 5.61 (94.4% similar)
#EB8A44
Acapulco Sun (P230-7)
ΔE - 6.11 (93.9% similar)
#EA7739
Tart Orange (HDC-MD-27)
ΔE - 6.59 (93.4% similar)
#FA9335
Joyful Orange (P240-7)
ΔE - 6.61 (93.4% similar)


PPG Paints


Safety Orange color similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Safety Orange to PPG Paints


#EF913E
Dynamo (PPG17-22)
ΔE - 6.96 (93.0% similar)
#E68750
Orange Poppy (PPG1196-7)
ΔE - 7.96 (92.0% similar)
#F09056
Chinese Lantern (PPG1196-6)
ΔE - 8.01 (92.0% similar)








Color Combinations


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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.

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.

Triadic Color Palette

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

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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