Red Alert (Pantone)

HEX #D0342C / RGB (208, 52, 44)

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What is Red Alert (Pantone) Color?

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Red Alert comes from the Pantone® Textile Cotton eXtended (TCX) olor list where it is numbered 18-1559 TCX. The CMYK values listed on this page have been auto calculated from the hexadecimal code.

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Red Alert (Pantone) Color Codes

Hex Code#D0342C
RGB Values(208, 52, 44)
CMYK Values(0%, 75%, 79%, 18%)
HSV/HSB Values(3°, 79%, 82%)
Closest Web Safe#CC3333
Inverse Color#2FCBD3 [Maximum Blue Green]
Closest RAL3028 [Pure red]
Complementary Color#2CC8D0 [Maximum Blue Green]
Red Alert (Pantone) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#656565
Weighted Average (Most Common)#626262
Weighted Average (Luma)#555555
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#979797

Red Alert (Pantone) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of D0342C. Complementary color is 2CC8D0

Complementary Palette

The complement of Red Alert (Pantone) is Maximum Blue Green with the hex code #2CC8D0. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #D0342C color is offered by #2CC8D0. 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 (D0342C, D0862C and D02C76)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Red Alert (Pantone) (#D0342C) are Chinese Bronze (#D0862C) and Telemagenta (#D02C76). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Red Alert (Pantone) 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 (D0342C, 2CD086 and 2C76D0)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Red Alert (Pantone) (#D0342C) are #2CD086 (Mountain Meadow) and #2C76D0 (Celtic 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.

Triadic color palette with (D0342C, 2CD034 and 342CD0)

Triadic Palette

Red Alert (Pantone) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #2CD034 (Lime Green) and #342CD0 (Palatinate Blue) along with #D0342C 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 (D0342C, 2CD034, 2CC8D0 and D02CC8)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Red Alert (Pantone) has four colors - #2CD034 (Lime Green), #2CC8D0 (Maximum Blue Green) and #D02CC8 (Steel Pink) in addition to the base color (#D0342C). 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 (D0342C, 76D02C, 2CC8D0 and 862CD0)

Square Palette

Red Alert (Pantone) square color palette has #76D02C (Dark Lemon Lime), #2CC8D0 (Maximum Blue Green) and #862CD0 (Blue-Violet). 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

Red Alert (Pantone) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Red Alert (Pantone) 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 Red Alert (Pantone) Color


  • Transparent D95D56#D95D56
  • Transparent DE716B#DE716B
  • Transparent E38580#E38580
  • Transparent E89A96#E89A96
  • Transparent ECAEAB#ECAEAB
  • Transparent F1C2C0#F1C2C0
  • Transparent F6D6D5#F6D6D5
  • Transparent FAEBEA#FAEBEA


  • Transparent C0433D#C0433D
  • Transparent B84B45#B84B45
  • Transparent B0524E#B0524E
  • Transparent A85A56#A85A56
  • Transparent A0625E#A0625E
  • Transparent 986967#986967
  • Transparent 90716F#90716F
  • Transparent 887878#887878


  • Transparent A62A23#A62A23
  • Transparent 92241F#92241F
  • Transparent 7D1F1A#7D1F1A
  • Transparent 681A16#681A16
  • Transparent 531512#531512
  • Transparent 3E100D#3E100D
  • Transparent 2A0A09#2A0A09
  • Transparent 150504#150504

Red Alert (Pantone) Color Patterns

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    Red Alert (Pantone) Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Red Alert (Pantone) Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Red Alert (Pantone) Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Red Alert (Pantone) Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Red Alert (Pantone) Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Red Alert (Pantone) Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Red Alert (Pantone) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Red Alert (Pantone) Plaid Pattern

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