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Symbol of the Government of Canada

Colour Values

These technical specifications (T-145) set out the mandatory colour values when reproducing the official symbols of the Government of Canada (figure T-145, values 1-4), and manufacturing the various forms of government signage (figure T-145, values 1-10).

Colour values for the official symbols of the Government of Canada are: the official Pantone colour match; acceptable printing ink values (CMYK), acceptable computer screen values (RGB), acceptable Web production values (hexadecimal), and official vinyl specifications (3M).

Consult your Federal Identity Program coordinator for more information.

Figure T-145: Illustration of the official colour values used for official symbols (on the left side) and other signage colour values (on the right side).

Illustration of the official colour values used for official symbols (on the left side) and other signage colour values (on the right side).

Requirements

Departments apply the colour values most closely associated with the corresponding production process or manufacturing methods (ink, pint, electronic, vinyl and plastics).

  1. FIP Red: Pantone 032; CMYK: 0,100,100,0; RGB: 235-45-55; Hex: FF0000; Vinyl: 3M 7725-13
  2. Black: Process Black; Vinyl: 3M 7725-12
  3. White: Process White; Vinyl: 3M 93290
  4. Pewter Grey: Pantone 429; CMYK: 0,0,0,40; RGB: 150-150-150; Hex: ADAFAA; Vinyl: n/a
  5. Light Grey: Pantone 428; CMYK: 0,0,0,25; RGB: 200-200-200; Hex: CCCCCC; Vinyl: 3M VE 3800
  6. Dark Grey: Pantone 432; CMYK: 0,0,0,85; RGB: 75-75-75; Hex: 333333; Vinyl: 3M VE-3801
  7. Yellow: Pantone 109; CMYK: 0,10,100,0; RGB: 250-215-20; Hex: F9D615; Vinyl: 3M 7725-15
  8. Blue: Pantone 301; CMYK: 100,30,0,20; RGB: 0,90,155; Hex: 005B99; Vinyl: 3M 7725-47
  9. Green: Pantone 348; CMYK: 100,0,85,25; RGB: 0-135-80; Hex: 008751; Vinyl: 3M 7725-186
  10. Safety Red: Pantone 185; CMYK: 0,90,75,0; RGB: 230-15-45; Hex: E8112D; Vinyl: 3M 7725-13

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