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It consists of 'Cantharidin', which is a toxic chemical compound and can poison domestic animals.
Cantharidin: the substance that gives the meloid beetles their blistering power composition, C10H12O4 (von Furth).
Honkanen RE (1993) Cantharidin, another natural toxin that inhibits the activity of serine / threonine protein phosphatases types 1 and 2A.