BS 4800 - 2011 Colour Chart


The colours depicted on the following chart are for guidance only. The displayed colour will depend on your monitor and browser and pearl or metallic colours cannot be shown adequately. The finished colour, therefore, may not be as shown here.

BS 4800:2011 supersedes BS 4800:1989 which was withdrawn in May 2012.

Please note that the names used can be different depending on the end-user or the paint company. The names below are the most commonly used names.




Non-standard colours may incur an additional cost and extended lead time