Accessible Reds and Oranges

A list of red and orange hues tested for formatting accessible text, headings, and links.

WCAG Accessible Reds and Oranges
Swatch Name Hex RGB Background*
Moorehead Red Color Swatch Moorehead Red #a6192e 166, 25, 46 B&W
CS Red 1 Color Swatch CS Red 1 #b50000 181, 0, 0 W
Another Orange Red Color Swatch Another Orange Red #c80a00 200, 10, 0 BL&W
Yellow Never Looks Good Color Swatch Yellow Never Looks Good Orange #cf8102 207, 129, 2 B&WL
Oneota Red Color Swatch Oneota Red #d53e42 213, 62, 66 B&W
Oregon Orange Color Swatch Oregon Orange #d73f09 215, 63, 9 B&W
Forgotten Red Color Swatch Forgotten Red #d8151b 216, 21, 27 BL&W
2% / 1% Orange Color Swatch 2% / 1% Orange #db3900 219, 57, 0 B&W
CRCL Red Dark Color Swatch CRCL Red Dark #dd3333 221, 51, 51 B&W
>CRCL Red Medium Color Swatch CRCL Red Medium #dd3535 222, 53, 53 B&W
Perkins Red Color Swatch Perkins Red #eb0051 235, 0, 81 B&W
BC Orange Color Swatch BC Orange #ec1109 236, 17, 9 B&W

*B is for Black. W is for White. B&W is for Black and White. BL is for Large Text on Black. WL is for Large Text on White.

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