International orange

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This article is about the colour. For the band, see International Orange (band).
International orange
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #FF4F00
RGBB (r, g, b) (255, 79, 0)
CMYKH (c, m, y, k) (0, 69, 100, 0)
HSV (h, s, v) (19°, 100%, 100%)
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

International orange is a color used to set things apart from their surroundings, similar to safety orange, but darker and with a more reddish hue, though suppliers don't always adhere to standards.

Image:GoldenGateBridge.jpg
The Golden Gate Bridge is painted international orange.

The Golden Gate Bridge is painted international orange. The Advanced Crew Escape Suit pressure suits worn by NASA astronauts on the Space Shuttle also use this color, as opposed to the lighter shade of safety orange used by the U.S. Air Force's high-altitude suits.

In the aerospace industry, international orange is commonly used to indicate test parts, wiring and equipment.

International Orange is also utilized in the United States Coast Guard's racing stripe.

  Shades of orange  
Orange Amber Coral Dark salmon Gamboge International orange Mahogany Peach Peach-orange Peach-yellow Pink-orange Pumpkin
                       
Rust Safety orange Salmon Tangerine Tenné UNECE Amber Vermilion Burnt Orange Apricot Carrot Orange Orange Peel Orange (web)
                       

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