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Candy Red Color

HEX #C61F2B / RGB (198, 31, 43)

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What is Candy Red Color?

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Candy Red has the hex code #C61F2B. The equivalent RGB values are (198, 31, 43), which means it is composed of 73% red, 11% green and 16% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:84 Y:78 K:22. In the HSV/HSB scale, Candy Red has a hue of 356°, 84% saturation and a brightness value of 78%.
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.

Candy Red 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 the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Candy Red Color Codes

Hex Code#C61F2B
RGB Values(198, 31, 43)
CMYK Values(0%, 84%, 78%, 22%)
HSV/HSB Values(356°, 84%, 78%)
Closest Web Safe#CC3333
Inverse Color#39E0D4 [Turquoise]
Closest Pantone®1795 C
Closest RAL3028 [Pure red]
Complementary Color#1FC6BA [Maximum Blue Green]
Candy Red Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#5B5B5B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#525252
Weighted Average (Luma)#434343
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#888888

Candy Red Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of C61F2B. Complementary color is 1FC6BA

Complementary Palette

The complement of Candy Red is Maximum Blue Green with the hex code #1FC6BA. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #C61F2B color is offered by #1FC6BA. 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 (C61F2B, C6671F and C61F7F)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Candy Red (#C61F2B) are Chocolate (Web) (#C6671F) and Magenta (Dye) (#C61F7F). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Candy Red 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.

C61F2B C6671F C61F7F
Split Complementary color palette with (C61F2B, 1FC667 and 1F7FC6)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Candy Red (#C61F2B) are #1FC667 (Green (Crayola)) and #1F7FC6 (Cyan Cornflower Blue). 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.

C61F2B 1FC667 1F7FC6
Triadic color palette with (C61F2B, 2BC61F and 1F2BC6)

Triadic Palette

Candy Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #2BC61F (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)) and #1F2BC6 (Persian Blue) along with #C61F2B create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

C61F2B 2BC61F 1F2BC6
Tetradic color palette with (C61F2B, 2BC61F, 1FC6BA and BA1FC6)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Candy Red has four colors - #2BC61F (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)), #1FC6BA (Maximum Blue Green) and #BA1FC6 (Steel Pink) in addition to the base color (#C61F2B). 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 (C61F2B, 7FC61F, 1FC6BA and 671FC6)

Square Palette

Candy Red square color palette has #7FC61F (Dark Lemon Lime), #1FC6BA (Maximum Blue Green) and #671FC6 (Grape). 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.

C61F2B 7FC61F 1FC6BA 671FC6
Rainbow color

Candy Red Color Rainbow Palette

Our Candy Red 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.

C61F2A C6A31F 5AC61F 1FC673 1F8AC6 441FC6 C61FB9

Tints, Tones & Shades of Candy Red Color


  • Transparent D14C55D14C55
  • Transparent D7626BD7626B
  • Transparent DD7980DD7980
  • Transparent E38F95E38F95
  • Transparent E8A5AAE8A5AA
  • Transparent EEBCBFEEBCBF
  • Transparent F4D2D5F4D2D5
  • Transparent F9E9EAF9E9EA


  • Transparent B8323CB8323C
  • Transparent B13C45B13C45
  • Transparent AA464DAA464D
  • Transparent A35056A35056
  • Transparent 9C595E9C595E
  • Transparent 956367956367
  • Transparent 8E6D6F8E6D6F
  • Transparent 877678877678


  • Transparent 9E19229E1922
  • Transparent 8B161E8B161E
  • Transparent 77131A77131A
  • Transparent 631016631016
  • Transparent 4F0C114F0C11
  • Transparent 3B090D3B090D
  • Transparent 280609280609
  • Transparent 140304140304

Candy Red Color Patterns

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    Candy Red Gingham Checks

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    Candy Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Candy Red Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Candy Red Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Candy Red Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Candy Red Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Candy Red Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Candy Red Plaid Pattern

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