SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - March 3, 2008) - Citation Technologies Inc. today announced a sales and services agreement with ASTM International (ASTM) to deliver ASTM environmental due diligence standards and related governmental regulations via the citation™ Web-based platform. In particular, the newest ASTM document -- E2600-08, Standard Practice for Assessment of Vapor Intrusion into Structures on Property Involved in Real Estate Transactions -- will be provided on citation. This partnership of standards and technology will empower an environmental professional or organization to quickly act upon and efficiently manage the evolving due diligence assessment requirements that affect the real property transaction marketplace.

"We are very excited to bring another ASTM subscription portal service to market on our powerful and user-friendly Web-based platform," said John Vitale, vice president, corporate business development, Citation Technologies Inc. "Environmental professionals will enhance and accelerate their access to the preeminent standards pertaining to property transfer risk assessment and comprehensive regulations by using Citation's best-in-class content presentation and workflow productivity platform."

The ASTM Committee E50 on Environmental Assessment, Risk Management and Corrective Action oversees the development of standards that play a critical role in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, corrective action, pollution prevention and beneficial use. On March 3, 2008, the committee released its newest document, ASTM E2600-08 Standard Practice for Assessment of Vapor Intrusion into Structures on Property Involved in Real Estate Transactions.

"The new Vapor Intrusion Standard will play a major role and complement existing guidelines in the environmental site assessment area," said John Pace, ASTM vice president publications and marketing. "This new standard details and defines good commercial and customary practice for conducting a vapor intrusion assessment (VIA) on a property with respect to chemicals of concern (COC). Delivery of the standard on this new portal product offering from Citation will help meet environmental professionals' need to access all relevant standards and regulations seamlessly and share relevant information with their colleagues performing similar assessment activities across the country. Providing access to the right information in an efficient manner will make performing all due diligence activities more productive."

Users of ASTM environmental due diligence standards will benefit from the citation platform's powerful search tools and its collaboration, notification and change-management functionality. The platform also offers click-through access to all referenced environmental, safety and health regulations, a subset of Citation's flagship CyberRegs™ portal service. These productivity-enhancing features will enable environmental professionals to share customer requirements, interpretations and best practices with their colleagues directly within the ASTM standards and regulations documents and access all relevant information governing environmental due diligence requirements in a single Web-based solution.

Subscribers to the citation service utilize a broad array of research, collaboration and change-management functionality via a turnkey Web portal platform. Users can concurrently search the ASTM standards and related regulations for keywords and phrases. They can also annotate, incorporate or connect the appropriate sections of standards, specifications and regulations to relevant company policy and procedure documents.

"Citation has created and continues to service the ASTM DOT and ASTM Biodiesel Web portal subscription services, and will soon launch several additional new standards portal offerings which go hand in hand with existing regulatory directives in both the U.S. and Europe," Pace added. "We look forward to working with Citation and the consumers of the ASTM Environmental Due Diligence Web portal subscription product to deliver a best-in-class user experience."

For availability and pricing of the ASTM Environmental Due Diligence Web Portal subscription service please contact Bruce Regan, Citation director of sales (; 800.808.3372)

About Citation

Citation Technologies Inc. is a privately held technology innovator that has grown from a niche data provider to a leader in content management platform solutions. Citation was the first to offer extensive information on federal and state regulations over the Internet. CyberRegs™ now sets the standard for Internet libraries of state, federal, and international regulations, laws and supporting documents serving the environmental and health and safety compliance community. Building on the success of CyberRegs, the company now offers its underlying platform to customers wishing to manage Internet-delivered content. The citation™ platform powers portals for major standards development organizations, such as ICC and ASTM. For more information, visit

About ASTM

ASTM International is one of the largest voluntary standards development organizations in the world -- a trusted source for technical standards for materials, products, systems, and services. Known for their high technical quality and market relevancy, ASTM International standards have an important role in the information infrastructure that guides design, manufacturing and trade in the global economy.

Contact Information: Contact: Randel Meske Citation Technologies Inc. 800-808-3372