Hex #494949 or rgb(73,73,73) in RGB space is the tint of red. It has hue angle of 0.00 degrees, value = 29 and saturation = 0. #494949 can be obtained by mixing 2 colors: 2 drops of white, 5 drops of black.
Nearest safe hex - #333333. Below you can see the block with #494949 color and its structure: in procentage ratio and in drops of pigments. Click "TRY" button to move #494949 to the mixer and play with it.