Delta Dodecalactone is naturally presented in peach. It appears colorless to yellow liquid with fruity and milk odor. delta-Dodecalactone is prepared by the free radical reaction of nonanol and acroleic acid.
It is widely used as food flavors, especially in cream, butter flavors, beverages and baking. FDA institutes the prescribed limit is less than 10mg/kg to used in butterine. European Council institutes it used in food is less than 40mg/kg.