Hex #8b8cb2 or rgb(139,140,178) in RGB space is the tint of violet. It has hue angle of 238.46 degrees, value = 70 and saturation = 22. #8b8cb2 can be obtained by mixing 4 colors: 2 drops of red, 4 drops of blue, 1 drop of cyan, 4 drops of white.
Nearest safe hex - #999999. Below you can see the block with #8b8cb2 color and its structure: in procentage ratio and in drops of pigments. Click "TRY" button to move #8b8cb2 to the mixer and play with it.