NCS WS 160 is divided in six (6) chapters according to the chromaticness of the colours, the colours are then sorted by nuance.
• True Neutrals going from White to Black (S 0300-N to S 9000-N)
• Soft Whites: chroma =01 (includes nuance S 0601 and S 1001)
• Slightly Tinted Whites & Greys: chroma =02 (includes nuance S 0502 to S 8502)
• Soft Creams and pastels: chroma =03 (includes nuance S 0603)
• Soft Creams and pastels: chroma =04 (includes nuance S 0804)
•Beiges, Browns, Khakis chroma =05 (includes nuance S 1505 in selected hues)
WS160 includes most of the 100 new colours added by NCS Colour AB in 2022