PANTONE NUMBERING EXPLAINED

FASHION, HOME + INTERIORS Paper, Cotton, and Nylon Guides and Standards

(examples PANTONE 14–4510 TPX or Aquatic, PANTONE 15–1247 TCX or Tangerine)

Color reference numbers in this system contain two digits followed by a dash and four digits with either a TPX or TCX suffix. TPX indicates that that the reference was produced on paper, the TCX indicates that it’s a dyed cotton reference. Each color also has a descriptive name reference as a secondary identifier.