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British Standard French Blue (BS381C-166) HEX code

This HEX color is commonly associated with British Standard colors, especially British Standard BS 381C:1996 collection. This particular HEX color sample is often used to illustrate color named French Blue, the code BS381C-166 is also used for refference to this British Standard color. And while HEX (RGB) representation of "real world" colors is not the most accurate choice, we can still use this visual sample as a point of refference for personal research or comparison. The information below should be useful to distinguish common colors between different tints, shades, standards and manufacturers.

HEX Color

HEX Code:#2458AF
HEX Color name: (?)
RGB Decimal:36, 88, 175
RGB Float:0.141, 0.345, 0.686
CMYK Percentage:79, 50, 0, 31
HSL:218,67,41
LAB:38,16,-52
LRV (?) :10.09%
British Standard French Blue (BS381C-166) represented in HEX code #2458AF
French Blue by British Standard

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Pantone Solid Coated / #3B60AF / PANTONE 7455 C
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