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Radioactive Color

HEX #FAE500 / RGB (250, 229, 0)

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What is Radioactive Color?

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Radioactive has the hex code #FAE500. The equivalent RGB values are (250, 229, 0), which means it is composed of 52% red, 48% green and 0% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:8 Y:100 K:2. In the HSV/HSB scale, Radioactive has a hue of 55°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 98%.
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.

Radioactive is a brilliant yellow color which can be applied on a web page with HTML and CSS via its hex, RGB, CMYK and/or HSB color codes.

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Radioactive Color Codes

Hex Code#FAE500
RGB Values(250, 229, 0)
CMYK Values(0%, 8%, 100%, 2%)
HSV/HSB Values(55°, 100%, 98%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC00
Inverse Color#051AFF [Blue]
Closest Pantone®102 C
Closest RAL1026 [Luminous yellow]
Complementary Color#0015FA [Blue]
Radioactive Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A0A0A0
Weighted Average (Most Common)#D2D2D2
Weighted Average (Luma)#D9D9D9
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E6E6E6

Radioactive Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FAE500. Complementary color is 0015FA

Complementary Palette

The complement of Radioactive is Blue with the hex code #0015FA. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FAE500 color is offered by #0015FA. 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.

FAE500 0015FA
Analogous color palette with (FAE500, 92FA00 and FA6800)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Radioactive (#FAE500) are Mango Green (#92FA00) and Safety Orange (Blaze Orange) (#FA6800). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Radioactive 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.

FAE500 92FA00 FA6800
Split Complementary color palette with (FAE500, 0092FA and 6800FA)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Radioactive (#FAE500) are #0092FA (Azure) and #6800FA (Electric Indigo). 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 (FAE500, 00FAE5 and E500FA)

Triadic Palette

Radioactive triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #00FAE5 (Turquoise Blue) and #E500FA (Phlox) along with #FAE500 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

FAE500 00FAE5 E500FA
Tetradic color palette with (FAE500, 00FAE5, 0015FA and FA0015)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Radioactive has four colors - #00FAE5 (Turquoise Blue), #0015FA (Blue) and #FA0015 (Vivid Red) in addition to the base color (#FAE500). 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.

FAE500 00FAE5 0015FA FA0015
Square color palette with (FAE500, 00FA68, 0015FA and FA0092)

Square Palette

Radioactive square color palette has #00FA68 (Guppie Green), #0015FA (Blue) and #FA0092 (Magenta (Process)). 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.

FAE500 00FA68 0015FA FA0092
Rainbow color

Radioactive Color Rainbow Palette

Our Radioactive 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.

FAE500 39FA00 00FA9E 0080FA 5600FA FA00C7 FA0F00

Tints, Tones & Shades of Radioactive Color


  • Transparent FBEA33FBEA33
  • Transparent FCED4DFCED4D
  • Transparent FCEF66FCEF66
  • Transparent FDF280FDF280
  • Transparent FDF599FDF599
  • Transparent FEF7B3FEF7B3
  • Transparent FEFACCFEFACC
  • Transparent FFFCE6FFFCE6


  • Transparent E2D11AE2D11A
  • Transparent D5C726D5C726
  • Transparent C9BD33C9BD33
  • Transparent BDB340BDB340
  • Transparent B1A84DB1A84D
  • Transparent A59E5AA59E5A
  • Transparent 989466989466
  • Transparent 8C8A738C8A73


  • Transparent C8B700C8B700
  • Transparent AFA000AFA000
  • Transparent 968900968900
  • Transparent 7D73007D7300
  • Transparent 645C00645C00
  • Transparent 4B45004B4500
  • Transparent 322E00322E00
  • Transparent 191700191700

Radioactive Color Patterns

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  • Transparent

    Radioactive Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Radioactive Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Radioactive Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Radioactive Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Radioactive Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Radioactive Plaid Pattern

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