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Phthalo Blue Color

HEX #040967 / RGB (4, 9, 103)

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What is Phthalo Blue Color?

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Phthalo Blue has the hex code #040967. The equivalent RGB values are (4, 9, 103), which means it is composed of 3% red, 8% green and 89% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:96 M:91 Y:0 K:60. In the HSV/HSB scale, Phthalo Blue has a hue of 237°, 96% saturation and a brightness value of 40%.
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.

This strong deep blue is representative of Phthalocyanine blue color. The color is not included in the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, phthalo blue can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Phthalo Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#040967
RGB Values(4, 9, 103)
CMYK Values(96%, 91%, 0%, 60%)
HSV/HSB Values(237°, 96%, 40%)
Closest Web Safe#000066
Inverse Color#FBF698 [Pastel Yellow]
Closest Pantone®2748 C
Closest RAL5026 [Pearl night blue]
Complementary Color#676204 [Bronze Yellow]
Phthalo Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#272727
Weighted Average (Most Common)#121212
Weighted Average (Luma)#0F0F0F
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#414141

Phthalo Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 040967. Complementary color is 676204

Complementary Palette

The complement of Phthalo Blue is Bronze Yellow with the hex code #676204. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #040967 color is offered by #676204. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (040967, 310467 and 043B67)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Phthalo Blue (#040967) are Deep Violet (#310467) and Ateneo Blue (#043B67). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Phthalo Blue 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (040967, 673104 and 3B6704)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Phthalo Blue (#040967) are #673104 (Philippine Bronze) and #3B6704 (Metallic Green). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (040967, 670409 and 096704)

Triadic Palette

Phthalo Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #670409 (Rosewood) and #096704 (Deep Green) along with #040967 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (040967, 670409, 676204 and 046762)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Phthalo Blue has four colors - #670409 (Rosewood), #676204 (Bronze Yellow) and #046762 (Tropical Rain Forest) in addition to the base color (#040967). 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.

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Square color palette with (040967, 67043B, 676204 and 046731)

Square Palette

Phthalo Blue square color palette has #67043B (Spanish Purple), #676204 (Bronze Yellow) and #046731 (Cadmium Green). 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.

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Rainbow color

Phthalo Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Phthalo Blue 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Phthalo Blue Color


  • Transparent 363A85363A85
  • Transparent 4F53954F5395
  • Transparent 686BA4686BA4
  • Transparent 8284B38284B3
  • Transparent 9B9DC29B9DC2
  • Transparent B4B5D1B4B5D1
  • Transparent CDCEE1CDCEE1
  • Transparent E6E6F0E6E6F0


  • Transparent 1D216C1D216C
  • Transparent 292D6F292D6F
  • Transparent 363971363971
  • Transparent 424574424574
  • Transparent 4E50764E5076
  • Transparent 5B5C795B5C79
  • Transparent 67687B67687B
  • Transparent 74747E74747E


  • Transparent 030752030752
  • Transparent 030648030648
  • Transparent 02053E02053E
  • Transparent 020534020534
  • Transparent 020429020429
  • Transparent 01031F01031F
  • Transparent 010215010215
  • Transparent 00010A00010A

Phthalo Blue Color Patterns

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    Phthalo Blue Gingham Checks

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    Phthalo Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Phthalo Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Phthalo Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Phthalo Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Phthalo Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Phthalo Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Phthalo Blue Plaid Pattern

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