Hex #8e96a1 or rgb(142,150,161) in RGB space is the tint of blue. It has hue angle of 214.74 degrees, value = 63 and saturation = 12. #8e96a1 can be obtained by mixing 3 colors: 1 drop of blue, 5 drops of white, 3 drops of black.
Nearest safe hex - #999999. Below you can see the block with #8e96a1 color and its structure: in procentage ratio and in drops of pigments. Click "TRY" button to move #8e96a1 to the mixer and play with it.