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Acid Yellow Color

HEX #E8EBAF / RGB (232, 235, 175)

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What is Acid Yellow Color?

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Acid Yellow has the hex code #E8EBAF. The equivalent RGB values are (232, 235, 175), which means it is composed of 36% red, 37% green and 27% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:1 M:0 Y:26 K:8. In the HSV/HSB scale, Acid Yellow has a hue of 63°, 26% saturation and a brightness value of 92%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Acid Yellow is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the Acid Yellow CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Acid Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#E8EBAF
RGB Values(232, 235, 175)
CMYK Values(1%, 0%, 26%, 8%)
HSV/HSB Values(63°, 26%, 92%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFF99
Inverse Color#171450 [Space Cadet]
Closest Pantone®7499 C
Closest RAL1015 [Light ivory]
Complementary Color#B2AFEB [Maximum Blue Purple]
Acid Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#D6D6D6
Weighted Average (Most Common)#E4E4E4
Weighted Average (Luma)#E6E6E6
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#ECECEC

Acid Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of E8EBAF. Complementary color is B2AFEB

Complementary Palette

The complement of Acid Yellow is Maximum Blue Purple with the hex code #B2AFEB. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #E8EBAF color is offered by #B2AFEB. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

Analogous color palette with (E8EBAF, CAEBAF and EBD0AF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Acid Yellow (#E8EBAF) are Tea Green (#CAEBAF) and Desert Sand (#EBD0AF). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Acid Yellow with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

Split Complementary color palette with (E8EBAF, AFCAEB and D0AFEB)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Acid Yellow (#E8EBAF) are #AFCAEB (Pale Cornflower Blue) and #D0AFEB (Bright Ube). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

Triadic color palette with (E8EBAF, AFE8EB and EBAFE8)

Triadic Palette

Acid Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #AFE8EB (Blizzard Blue) and #EBAFE8 (Thistle (Crayola)) along with #E8EBAF create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (E8EBAF, AFE8EB, B2AFEB and EBB2AF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Acid Yellow has four colors - #AFE8EB (Blizzard Blue), #B2AFEB (Maximum Blue Purple) and #EBB2AF (Pale Chestnut) in addition to the base color (#E8EBAF). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (E8EBAF, AFEBD0, B2AFEB and EBAFCA)

Square Palette

Acid Yellow square color palette has #AFEBD0 (Magic Mint), #B2AFEB (Maximum Blue Purple) and #EBAFCA (Pink Pearl). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

Rainbow color

Acid Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Acid Yellow rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.


Tints, Tones & Shades of Acid Yellow Color


  • Transparent EDEFBFEDEFBF
  • Transparent EFF1C7EFF1C7
  • Transparent F1F3CFF1F3CF
  • Transparent F4F5D7F4F5D7
  • Transparent F6F7DFF6F7DF
  • Transparent F8F9E7F8F9E7
  • Transparent FAFBEFFAFBEF
  • Transparent FDFDF7FDFDF7


  • Transparent D3D6A6D3D6A6
  • Transparent C9CBA1C9CBA1
  • Transparent BEC09CBEC09C
  • Transparent B4B698B4B698
  • Transparent AAAB93AAAB93
  • Transparent 9FA08E9FA08E
  • Transparent 959589959589
  • Transparent 8A8B858A8B85


  • Transparent BABC8CBABC8C
  • Transparent A2A57BA2A57B
  • Transparent 8B8D698B8D69
  • Transparent 747658747658
  • Transparent 5D5E465D5E46
  • Transparent 464735464735
  • Transparent 2E2F232E2F23
  • Transparent 171812171812

Acid Yellow Color Patterns

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    Acid Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Acid Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

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    Acid Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

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    Acid Yellow Leaves Pattern

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    Acid Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

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    Acid Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Acid Yellow Plaid Pattern

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